Sonali Misra

Sonali Misra (she/her) is an award-winning Indian author and PhD Researcher in Publishing Studies. Her short stories and personal essays can be found in British, Canadian and Indian anthologies and at The National Library of Scotland. Her debut nonfiction, 21 Fantastic Failures: and what their stories teach us, was released in 2020. When she is not writing or researching, she enjoys watching stand-up comedy and drag shows and is thus happily reviewing them during Fringe.
29 articles

Sapan Verma: Shame On Me

Notable Indian comic navigates the lines between internet fame and the fear of retaliation in his home country

6 August 2023

Stuart McPherson: The Peesh

Clever use of a 'boys-gone-wild' tale in the service of a routine of sensitivity and frank vulnerability

7 September 2022

James Roque: Badong

A promising solo debut beautifully combining anecdotes, physical gags and a multimedia approach

3 September 2022

Simon Brodkin: Screwed Up

Promising first half interrupted by an uncomfortable throwaway joke that pulls down the rest of the show

25 August 2022