Sarah Thankam Mathews

Finalist, 2022 National Book Awards

Sarah Thankam Mathews grew up between Oman and India, immigrating to the United States at seventeen. Her work has been published in places including AGNI, SSENSE, and Best American Short Stories. 
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All This Could Be Different

ISBN 9780593489123 Viking Books / Penguin Random House

A beautiful and capacious novel rendered in singular, unforgettable  prose, All This Could Be Different is a wise, tender, and riveting group portrait of young people forging love and community amidst struggle, and a moving story of one immigrant’s journey to make her home in the world. More about this book >

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Sarah Thankam Mathews

Sarah Thankam Mathews grew up between Oman and India, immigrating to the United States at seventeen. Her work has been published in places including AGNI, SSENSE, and Best American Short Stories. Mathews was a 2020 Margins Fellow at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, and the recipient of a Rona Jaffe fellowship at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. All This Could Be Different is her first novel.

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