This is a collaborative memoir of our relationships with our maternal grandmothers, who we lost in the spring of 10th grade. Our relationships mirror each other’s in many ways, especially as daughters of immigrant parents.
Jihii Jolly is a multimedia journalist who specializes in production and community engagement. Currently, she hosts the podcasts Buddhist Solutions to Life’s Problems and Buddhability. She is also Director of Engagement for the International Association for Feminist Economics. Her writing focuses on gender, work, news literacy and religion and has appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Tricycle, and The Juggernaut, among others. She is originally from India and grew up in New York, where she still lives.