Priya Dilip, a research scholar in the field of Gender and cultural studies, is originally from what she calls a ‘sleepy town’ in Kerala.
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She talks about her childhood, her love of reading, and authors who left an impression on her. She ‘recognises’ herself in the characters of Alice Munro and sways with Carson McCullers. She has travelled extensively for her doctoral research paper on Devdasis of Kerala, and has many an anecdote to narrate. She also talks about the changing academic sphere, the struggles a woman goes through, and life.