Former broadcast and print journalist. Worked with CBC radio's local and national programs. Children of Lesser Gods documentary nominated for ACTRA Award. Wrote for Montreal Gazette and La Presse. And, among others, for Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, Globe and Mail. Wrote Wordspeak, a column on language, for Montreal Gazette and The Hindu (India's national newspaper). Wrote for DAWN, Karachi.
Translator of Hindi fiction into English and French. English translation of Yashpal's Hindi novel This is Not That Dawn hailed by the New Yorker as "...Perhaps the greatest long novel about India." Twice nominated for India's Crossword National Translation Award. Compiler and editor of over a dozen works by Yashpal. Produced and wrote videos on India's revolutionary history.
Translator of Canadian writers into Hindi, including two short story collections by Alice Munro, Canada's only Nobel Prize winner for literature.