Preti writes and broadcasts on contemporary art, film, books and culture for the New Statesman, the Guardian, the BBC, Index on Censorship with a focus on Shakespeare, India, literature and human rights, feminism and postcolonial issues....
For the BBC:
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
Free Thinking: Indian Summers, A Review (March 2015)
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:
Ghachar Ghochar by Vivek Shanbhag, Review, 26 May 2017
For the Guardian:
When I hit you by Meena Kandasamy, Review, 8 July 2017
It's time to break the national monopoly on Shakespeare: Theatre Blog with Lynne Gardner (2014)
For Index on Censorship:
For The Postcolonialist:
Arctic Summer by Damon Galgut (Book Review)
For The Conversation: (click here)
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) – archived.
First hand interviews with representatives of seven minority communities in Kosovo.