Mia Ayumi Malhotra

Mia Ayumi Malhotra is the author of MOTHERSALT (Alice James Books, forthcoming 2025) and ISAKO ISAKO, a California Book Award finalist and winner of the Alice James Award, the Nautilus Gold Award, and a Maine Literary Award. She is also the author of NOTES FROM THE BIRTH YEAR, winner of the Bateau Press BOOM Chapbook Contest.

Dear Body—

The days poured out in a continuous stream, disappearing as though through a sieve.