Rangoon – by Mayank Keshaviah

Synopsis: Rangoon revisits Arthur Miller’s take on the American Dream, updating it for the new millennium by setting it in the context of immigrant culture in the post-9/11 world.  The inspiration for the story was a 2006 New York Times article that described A.C.L.U. allegations of racial bias among federal prosecutors [...]

Those Who Can’t – by Mayank Keshaviah

Synopsis: A first-year teacher is confronted with the realities of teaching in an urban public elementary school.  These realities come in the form of veteran teachers, parents and administrations who aren’t comfortable with a white woman playing savior to an at-risk population of students who are African-American and Latino.  When things [...]