In Pursuit of Family

“Too much simplicity conceals the hollows where what is unspoken lurks in the darkness.” A meditation on family dynamics.

Rukmini Girish (she/her) is a writer, performer and arts administrator who grew up in Chennai, India and lives in Chicago, USA. Rukmini is a member of ArtEquity's 2022-23 BIPOC Leadership Circle. She has also received fellowships from Lambda Literary (playwriting) and Luminarts (creative writing). Her nonfiction has appeared in Essay Daily, Punctuate and Chaleur Magazine, and she's performed with 2nd Story, Definition Theatre and Piven Theatre Workshop.