Prajwal Parajuly(2019)

Prajwal Parajuly’s literary debut The Gurkha’s Daughter: Stories, was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize in the United Kingdom and longlisted for The Story Prize in the United States. His first novel, Land Where I Flee, was an Independent Book of the Year and a Kansas City Star best Book of 2015. Parajuly’s writings have appeared in The New York Times, Guardian, Los Angeles Times, New Statesman, and have been performed on the BBC. He is the Clayton B. Ofstad endowed distinguished writer-in-residence at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri.