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Aruni Kashyap

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Aruni Kashyap

Aruni Kashyap is the author of His Father’s Disease: Stories and the novel The House with a Thousand Stories. In addition to editing the short-story collection How to Tell the Story of an Insurgency, he has also translated two novels from Assamese to English, published by Zubaan Books and Penguin Random House....

He is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Faculty Research Grants in the Humanities and Arts Program, the Arts Lab Faculty Fellowship, and 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 nominated for the fiftieth Georgia Author of the Year Awards, 2022, and a finalist for the Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize and the Four Way Books Levis Award in Poetry. His short stories, poems, and essays have appeared in Catapult, Bitch Media, the Boston Review, Electric Literature, The Oxford Anthology of Writings from the Northeast, the Kenyon Review, the New York Times, the Guardian, and others. He also writes in Assamese and is the author of a novel, Noikhon Etia Duroit, and three novellas. He is an associate professor of English and creative writing and the director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Georgia, Athens.

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A large, shallow river with pines on the opposite bank and mountains in the distance
Nameri National Park. Photo by Debuapriyo, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons