Aruni Kashyap(2021)

Aruni Kashyap writes in two languages: English and his native language, Assamese. He is the author of three books of fiction, His Father’s Disease: Stories, The House With a Thousand Stories, and Noikhon Etia Duroit. A winner of the Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing to the University of Edinburgh, his poetry collection, There is No Good Time for Bad News, was a finalist for the 2018 Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize and 2018 Four Way Books Levis Award in Poetry. His short stories, poems, and essays have appeared in Catapult, Bitch Media, The Boston Review, Electric Literature, Literary-Hub, The Kenyon Review, and others. He is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Georgia, Athens, an Editor-at-large with the Southern Review of Books, and served as a jury member for the 2020 JCB Prize for Indian Literature.