Erika has interviewed and written about several leading literary figures including Arundhati Roy, Nirad C. Chaudhuri, Mohsin Hamid, Meera Syal and Jaishree Misra.

Erika Banerji is a writer and journalist. She has written for several international newspapers and magazines, including  The Observer ,  The Times of India  and  The National .  She is currently working on her fiction.


Nirad Chaudhuri, ‘Meeting Nirad Chaudhuri in Oxford,’ The Asian Age, 22 March 1997

'Why I Like to Come Back,' The Asian Age Anniversary Special, 22 April 1997

Rama Mehta, ‘Silent Outburst from Inside the Haveli,’ The Asian Age, 15 May 1997

Jaishree Misra, ‘Brave Enough to Break Promises,’ The Statesman, 12 March 2000

Meera Syal, ‘Sensitive Spokesperson’ The Statesman, 23 April 2000

Jo Roberts, ‘Strawberries and Mishti Doi,’ The Statesman, 28 May 2000

Nirad C Chaudhuri, ‘From Buxarah to Henley,’ The Statesman, 6 July 2000

Sunetra Gupta, ‘Sense of a Woman,’ The Statesman, 13 August 2000

Kevin Rushby, ‘On the Trail of Secret history,’ The Statesman, 3 September 2000

Manil Suri, ‘Of Sons and Mothers,’ The Statesman, April 2001

Mohsin Hamid, The National, 4 April 2013