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READ: Electric Lit

9 Books About Immigrants to the Middle East


READ: Lit Hub

Copiers, Cubicles and Colleagues: A Reading List of Office Novels

An interview with BOMB Magazine

The novelist on how to access the site of memory, to MFA or not to MFA, and the challenges faced by South Asian writers trying to break into traditional publishing.


An interview with LA Daily/ OC Register

How the threat of war looms in Tania Malik's novel Hope You Are Satisfied


READ: Works Progress


May 1, 2023

CRIMEREADS: 10 New Books Coming Out this Week

May 1, 2023

READ: Off-Assignment

Letter to a Stranger: To the Groundskeeper of Lodi Garden

April 19, 2023

Sonoma County Writers Camp

Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Guest Presenter


Litquake 2022, San Francisco's Literary Festival

Saturday, October 8, 2022 at 12:45 pm

Panel: Place as Portal to Prose

(click to learn more)

Part of Litquake's Craft & Creative Life series

Setting is intrinsic to story and we often hear the phrase “place as character” but what does that really mean to writers from different forms or genre? The discussion will explore what part place plays in their writing practice, how they utilize place as a way to form narratives in their respective writing styles, what resources they tap into, and how they infuse their settings with personality.

Why There Are Words,  Sausalito, CA
Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 7:00pm

Read: CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women (Winter/Spring , Vol. 29:3)

Bay Area Book FestivalBerkeley, CA
Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 3:00pm

An Interview with Farsickness Journal


Four Questions on Farsickness is an interview series with creative writers for whom place is essential to their work.

An Interview with San Jose Mercury News


Tania Malik, author of 'Three Bargains,' has a foot in two different worlds

Book Q&As with Deborah Kalb

Q: How did you come up with your characters Madan and Avtaar Singh?


A: The idea for Three Bargains came to me 10 years... (click for more)

The Book Reporter


Full of strong characters and surprising scenes, @taniamalik's #ThreeBargains is an impressive and confident debut.

Book Passage


Corte Madera, California


August 25, 2014


Books Inc.


Mountain View, California


October 16, 2014

Bay Area News Group-Tout


Tania Malik reads from


September 12, 2014

Bay Area News Group-Tout


Tania Malik talks about the concept

of home

Listen: Bound

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