Piali Roy is a freelance writer in Toronto whose work has appeared in The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Desi Life (Toronto Star magazine), Yonge Street, Quill & Quire, Today’s Parent, Eastern Economic Review, feer.com, spacing, Ascent, Shift, Canadian Business, Vancouver Sun, Art Gallery of Ontario, This Magazine, ROM Magazine, India Today, Himal magazine and Rediff on the Net. She has also written for Maytree Foundation (Cities of Migration).
Her radio documentaries have aired on Ideas and Tapestry on CBC Radio One and won awards from the South Asian Journalists’ Association. They include The Bhagavad Gita, Calcutta Calling, In Conversation with Edward Said, Madame Helena Blavatsky and Rabindranath Tagore.
- April 11, 2015
Book Review: Nothing Like Love by Sabrina Ramnanan, The Toronto Star
Two secret lovers. Their feuding families. A desperate solution or two. And an army of busybodies. Welcome to Nothing Like Love, which begins with a mysterious touch.
- January 21, 2015, Globe and Mail
Faceoff: Are France’s shocking cartoons hurtful or beneficial to minorities
How can you fight racism with racism?
The Charlie Hebdo cartoons are just jokes, right? More funny than racist. What is wrong with a series of a nude Mohammeds, genitalia exposed, or the prophet moaning, “It’s hard being loved by jerks,” or a black justice minister depicted as a monkey?
E-mail: piali DOT roy AT gmail DOT com