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Ariel Sophia Bardi
Writer, Freelance

Ariel Sophia Bardi is an American journalist and academic whose work has appeared in The Guardian, Slate and The Atlantic, among others. She lives in New Delhi, India.

Written by Ariel Sophia Bardi