At the age of 57, Anand Prahlad’s diagnosis brought a sense of validation with a lingering sadness. Although the loneliness and isolation felt throughout his whole life will never fade, his surreal, and often misunderstood experiences now have binding reasons. This short film by Meg Vatterott, Huong Truong, Olivia Liu and Marta Payne was featured on SproutFlix.
Local writer Anand Prahlad’s memoir explores race and autism
Poet, folklorist and MU professor Anand Prahlad’s award-winning memoir “The Secret Life of a Black Aspie” describes Prahlad’s experiences growing up black and autistic. He recently did a public reading at Orr Street Studios. Produced by Meg Vatterott.
Confederate Monuments and the Long Shadows They Cast
Book of Revelation
By Aarik Danielsen, Columbia Daily Tribune
Anand Prahlad, a poet, folklorist and University of Missouri professor, reads an excerpt from his memoir, The Secret Life of a Black Aspie
By Sarah Bell, Columbia Daily Tribune
By Addley Fannin, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
By Meg Vatterott, VOX Magazine
Community Refugee Showcase
By Lucy Shanker and Meg Vatterott,, Columbia Missourian
By John Farmer de la Torre, VOX Magazine
University of Missouri students discuss Professor Anand Prahlad, winner of the Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence