About Prasanta

Born under an Asian sun, raised in the Appalachian foothills in the south, and now living in the Upper Midwest, Prasanta is a writer, poet, editor, former debate coach, public health professional, and mom of three fabulous kids. 

Prasanta writes about culture, identity, belonging, loneliness, and what it feels like to be an outsider. She is passionate about making the way for diverse voices and believes stories are one of the best ways for us to connect with each other.

She considers herself a life-long learner. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, walking, and exploring the beauty of the natural world.

You can connect with her here via the Contact page, on Twitter/X @VermaPrasanta, Instagram @prasantaverma, Threads, Linkedin or her Facebook page.