Columbia Journalism School

Preston Merchant

Preston Merchant


Preston Merchant is a freelance photographer working on a book about the global Indian diaspora. A contributor to media in the US and India, his photographs have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Mumbai Mirror, and The Caravan. He earned a BA in English at the University of the South (Sewanee) and an MFA in creative writing at the University of Florida. He is a member of the South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA). See his work at

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