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Interviews + Essays


"Book Club: A Spoiler-Free Conversation About 'Member's Only' with Author Sameer Pandya," Nerdette Book Club, WBEZ Chicago, August 14, 2020.  

"'Member's Only': Sameer Pandya's Campus Novel Explores Racial Identity​," Book Talk, Texas Public Radio, Aug 7, 2020.

"In 'Members Only,' Pandya Examines the Brown Space Between Black and White," NPR's Morning Edition with Steve Inskeep, July 7, 2020.  

"Writing my own 'Indian-American Novel' Meant Looking to California," Lit Hub, July 7, 2020.  

"Sameer Pandya discusses new 'Members Only' book," Beyond the Baseline with Jon Wertheim, June 18, 2020.  

“Sameer Pandya Interview + Story,” Epiphany Magazine (June 19, 2017). Reissue of story with author interview.

“The Racial Spectacle of the National Spelling Bee: Our predictable “model minority” story strikes again,” Salon (May 29, 2015).

“The Spelling Bee: America’s Great Racial Freaks-and-Geeks Show,” The Atlantic (June11, 2014).

“Murray’s Win Touches National Nerve,” ESPN (July 9, 2013).

“Roger Federer’s Cultural Cachet,” ESPN (May 30, 2012).

“The Jeremy Lin Discussion,” ESPN (Feb 12, 2012).

“Singh Song: A Fellow Indian Sees Vijay Through a Difference Lens,” Sports Illustrated (Oct 6, 2008).

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