Tia Basu

Tia Basu

Tia is a professional cupcake-eater, who occasionally dabbles in writing and editing. Sometimes, it’s the other way around. She believes napping and Colin Firth (separately and together) can heal anything.

  • Dildo Dear 30-Something Woman, Dare to Dildo

    I know what you’re thinking. I don’t do dildos! I’m not that woman. May I assure you that you are?

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  • mother My Runaway Mother

    After my parents parted ways, my mother moved to Spain. The world around me erupted in the sound of an angry sizzle. How could she abandon a teenage daughter?

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  • Kabhi Fishy Kabhie Gham…

    My parents are divorced and there’s nothing ideal about my family, except our love for food. And, in some truly unique ways, it has kept us together.

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  • MyNot-So-WickedStepmother-Family My Not-So-Wicked Stepmother

    My stepmom was family-oriented and I was aloof. We didn’t know each other well enough to let our differences be. But what saved us in the end, oddly, was my baby stepbrother.

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  • Where Black is Never Beautiful

    I was a dark baby, born to a mother and two grandmothers with pearly, translucent skin. And I grew up believing I was dirty.

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  • At Home in My Panties

    I didn’t move out of my parent’s house to party hard. I just wanted to watch Romedy Now and eat chips in my underwear.

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