Qatar Visitor Writers:
Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar is a writer and educator who has lived in Qatar since 2005. A scholar of literature, she has a PhD from the University of Florida with a focus on gender and postcolonial theory. She has published short stories, academic articles, and travel essays in a variety of journals and literary magazines.
Mohana is the creator of the Qatar Narratives series, a locally produced and published anthology project which gives a platform to the experiences of residents and citizens living in Qatar. Now in it's third volume. QATAR NARRATIVES and QATAR: THEN AND NOW are available on sale at all major book sellers in Doha.
Currently she is working on a collection of essays related to her experiences as a female South Asian American living in the Arabian Gulf as well as finishing her second novel. She believes words can help us understand ourselves and others. Catch up on her latest via her blog at mohanalakshmi.livejournal.com.
Favourite Quote: "Men must teach other men that real men do not hit women."
Mohana's articles for QatarVisitor.com