Blog Guidelines

Indiaspora regularly features blogs on a variety of topics of interest to the Indiaspora community on our website, newsletter and social media.

Topics range from social impact and philanthropy initiatives, arts and culture, first-hand accounts and experiences from the Indian diaspora, research or issues affecting the diaspora or US-India relations, and interviews with Indian-American leaders from a variety of backgrounds and professions.

You can see some examples of past blogs here.

Here are some suggested guidelines for your original content for Indiaspora:

  • Word length: 250 – 500 words
  • Narration: First-person narration which showcases your unique journey or experience
  • Pictures or videos: Two or three high-resolution photos of your experience or journey, if relevant, and/or a video
  • Promotional items, i.e. link to a new book or upcoming event, to be included at the end of the post. Note: the emphasis of the blog should be on sharing your personal story/experiences.
  • Headshot: To be included with your blog post
  • Biography: A short 2-3 sentence biography to be included in italics at the end of your blog post

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out.

Thank you for your interest in writing for Indiaspora! Please reach out to Indiaspora’s blog editor, Mansi Patel, at