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About Indrani Sen

Indrani Sen teaches Craft of Journalism I and II at the City University of New York's
Graduate School of Journalism. She is a freelance writer who has written for the New York Times, the Village Voice, Saveur magazine, the Christian Science Monitor, the San Francisco Chronicle, and, among other publications. She is also a writer in residence and journalism teacher at Bronx Academy of Letters, a public high school.
Sen was a staff reporter at Newsday from 2001 to 2005, where she covered politics and wrote crime, breaking news, and feature stories. She was the special writer of “American Lives” - a Newsday-published book of profiles of those killed on Sept. 11, 2001. Previously she held reporter positions at various Boston area newspapers, including the Bay State Banner, a paper covering Boston’s black and Latino communities.
She holds a B.A. in English literature and language from Oxford University and an M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. Her website is

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