Chaya Bhuvaneswar, M.D. is a physician who has been grappling with the ravages of Covid-19 and its impact on general medical and mental health services. Dr. Bhuvaneswar is also a writer whose work has appeared in aaduna, Narrative Magazine, Tin House, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Awl, jellyfish review, and elsewhere, with poetry forthcoming in Quiddity, Cutthroat Journal, Natural Bridge, apt magazine and Hobart. Her poetry and prose juxtapose Hindu epics, other myths, and histories, as well as the survival of sexual harassment and racialized sexual violence by diverse women of color. She recently received the Dzanc Books Short Story Collection Prize, a MacDowell Colony Fellowship and a Henfield award for her Pushcart-nominated writing. Follow her on Twitter at @chayab77. Dr. Bhuvaneswar remains associated with aaduna as a guest contributing editor with periodic literary commentaries when “19” is vaccinated or dissipates from ravaging the health of people.