Of course, I have my standard favorite reads online that most of you have – The New York Times, Salon, The Guardian, BBC, McSweeney's, etc. In
addition, these are a few of my other frequently visited sites … the ones that give me pause:
Pause for Beauty – A weekly newsletter from Heron
Dance that explores “human connections to the
natural world” through words and watercolors.
Kitchen – A weekly newsletter from American
Public Media’s “Splendid
by Lynne Rossetto Kasper. Recipes, tips, and more.
This Green Life – Natural Resources Defense Council’s
monthly newsletter by Sheryl Eisenberg
Writer’s Journey – Teacher and coach
Emily Hanlon sends out regular newsletters, prompts, and
Groks – A weekly science show hosted by
UC Berkeley students.
Spirit – A weekly NPR series hosted by
Ellen Kushner that “celebrates the human spirit through
music and ideas.”
of Faith – This American Public Media weekly
talk show, hosted by Krista Tippett, is public radio's
weekly conversation about religion, meaning, ethics, and
Moby Lives – News, reports, and commentary on literature
Children & Youth
Ypulse – Daily news and commentary about Generation
Kahani – Magazine for South Asian children in North
Tulika – Chennai-based children’s book publisher
Kane/Miller – Beautiful translated children’s
books from around the world
Weekly Reader – The oldest classroom periodical publisher.
Scholastic – Books and more.
WORD – The official blog of READ and Writing magazines
Write It – Scholastic’s site for young writers
826 – Volunteer-based, free youth writing centers
around the country. Founded by Dave Eggers.
AAWW – Asian American Writers Workshop
South Asian Organizations
SAWCC – South Asian Women’s Creative Collective
SAWNET – South Asian Women’s Network
SAJA – South Asian Journalists Association
Manushi - A non-commercial journal about women and society
SAYA – South
Asian Youth Action
Sakhi – Help for victims of domestic violence—and
a comprehensive listing of organizations serving South
Kerala – In “God’s Own Land,” I
want to return to CGH
properties over and over again.
Ghana – At Kakum
National Park walk on a canopy above
the rain forest.
Goa – Ciaran’s Camp is completely off the beaten
Cloisters – My get-away in Manhattan.
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan – Ambassador of Qawwali
Susheela Raman – French, English, African beats meet
South Indian ragas.
Mugdal – Classically trained pop diva.
Rabbi Shergill – Coffeeshop Punjabi pop with a purpose.
Kiran Ahluwalia – Canadian ghazal singer
Funkadesi – Chicago-based roots and fusion band.
Amadou et Mariam – Mali couple makes magic.
Loreena McKennitt - Canadian folk singer-songwriter influenced
by Celtic traditions.
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