Preti writes and broadcasts on politics, film, books and culture for the Guardian, BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4,  

Index on Censorship, the Observer, Boundless, The TLS, the New Statesman, the Conversation and Scroll. She has chaired discussions for Hay Festival with Paul Beatty, winner of the 2016 Booker Prize, Edinburgh Festival with Akhil Sharma, Pettina Gappah, and with Vishal Bhardwaj at Zee Jaipur Literature Festival.

Links to some of this work are below.

For the BBC:

Open Book, BBC Radio 4, Partition Literature, 17 August, 2017

Free Thinking, BBC Radio 3, Partition Special, 14 August, 2017

Start the Week: BBC Radio 4, 22 May, 2017

The Essay: Creating Modern India, recorded live at BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival, March 2017

Prom 62: Tagore and Zemlinsky, recorded live at Beit Hall, for BBC Radio 3, (August 2016) LISTEN HERE

The Essay: 'Freedom of Speech or 'Nothing'', King Lear in contemporary India, recorded live in Shakespeare's Old Schoolroom, Stratford upon

Avon, April 2016 as part of Radio 3's 'Sounds of Shakespeare' Festival, BBC Radio 3, (April 2016)

Shakespeare: love across the racial divide, BBC Radio 4, (May 2016) - and pick of the week

Romeo and Juliet in the Balkans, BBC ARTS TV, (December 2015)

Free Thinking: 'Romeo and Juliet in Kosovo and Serbia', BBC Radio 3 (May 2015)

Free Thinking: What do we mean by 'Global Shakespeare', BBC Radio 3 (April 2015)

Free Thinking: Indian Summers, A Review (March 2015)

Free Thinking: The Female King Lear, BBC Radio 3 (May 2014)

Free Thinking Festival: Shakespeare, India and the Power of Gibberish. BBC Radio 3 (November 2014)

Home Truths, BBC Radio 4 (2004-5)


For the New Statesman:

Home Fire by Kamilla Shamsie, Review, 10 September 2017

Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag, Review, 26 May 2017


For the Guardian and Observer:

Interview with Jeet Thayil, January 2018

Books Podcast, 12 September 2017

What all Britons could learn from Partition, The Observer, Comment, 29 August 2017

When I hit you by Meena Kandasamy, Review, 8 July 2017

Romeo and Juliet in Amman and Syria: Theatre Blog with Lynne Gardner (2014)

It's time to  break the national monopoly on Shakespeare: Theatre Blog with Lynne Gardner (2014)

Happiness by arrangement? on Guardian Unlimited: Comment is Free (2008)


For Index on Censorship:

'Star Crossed Actors: on staging Romeo and Juliet in the Balkans,' April 2016


For The Conversation: 


Should Shakespeare be censored for sensitive times?

Shakespeare wades into Indian Freedom of Expression Row

Guilty Pleasure: Jilly Cooper and Francoise Sagan

Look past the Buzz Culture around the Booker Prize

Richard Flannagan Wins the Booker Prize


For Reuters Alertnet:

Kosovo’s hidden voices, (2007)

Iraq’s Minorities Face Terrible Choice, (2007)

Time to get serious on minority rights in conflicts, Reuters Alertnet, (2007)