“Who checks your diary?” – article on elephantJournal

“Who checks your diary?” 13-year-old Shradha asked me, looking over my shoulder.

Out of habit, I tried to hide what I was writing, as if she could actually read and understand my scribbled English handwriting.

Among the many lessons I’ve learned from this rural Himalayan girl’s perspective on life, this simple question began an unraveling of self that has continued to impact me—especially now, as I begin this new chapter: daring to write for an audience.

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“Who checks your diary?” – article on elephantJournal

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