About

I'm a journalist and editor based in Kathmandu, Nepal. I write features and longform on politics, culture and the environment in South Asia. You can see some of my recent pieces here.

I've published in Outside magazine, the Caravan magazine and CityLab, among other places. My piece on carvers rebuilding Kathmandu's destroyed temples won the 2018 South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) "Outstanding Arts & Culture Reporting on South Asia" award.

In 2015, I graduated from Harvard, where I studied English Literature and Government.

You can reach me at atulbhattarai (at) gmail (dot) com


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