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ABOUT INDRAPRAMIT DAS
Indrapramit Das (aka Indra Das) is a writer and editor from Kolkata, India. He is a Shirley Jackson Award-winner for his short fiction, which has appeared in several publications including Clarkesworld Magazine, Asimov’s, Slate Magazine, Strange Horizons, and Tor.com, and has also been widely anthologized. He is an Octavia E. Butler Scholar and a grateful member of the class of Clarion West 2012. He completed his M.F.A. at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, where he wore many hats, including dog hotel night shift attendant, TV background performer, minor film critic, occasional illustrator, environmental news writer, pretend-patient for med school students, and video game tester. He never wore any actual hats, except a toque during winter.
Indra has written about books, comics, TV and film for publications including Slant Magazine, Vogue India, Elle India, Strange Horizons and Vancouver Weekly.
Indra’s debut novel The Devourers was the winner of the 2017 Lambda Literary Award for Best LGBQT SF/F/Horror. The novel was also placed on the 2017 Honor List for the Otherwise Award, and shortlisted for the Crawford Award, the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize, and the Tata Live! Literature First Book Award. The Devourers is available in South Asia and North America from Penguin India and Del Rey (Penguin Random House), respectively.
He is represented by Sally Harding of Cooke McDermid.
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- @adityab Yeah, very true (this reminds me, I still haven't watched the very final episode of Legion because I wante… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1381337063459418114
- @adityab Yeah, Legion and Doom Patrol, I'd say (and Watchmen, though that is somewhat tainted by its history). Much… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1381336109506961409
- @adityab Of course, I'd love to see if there are writers/artists who could pull off the same in comic books again too.
- @adityab I feel like now that superhero comics have replicated into mainstream film/TV, it's comics onscreen that n… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1381333746750611456
- I just watched ROCKS! A marvellous young cast, and Bukky Bakray leads it with a beautifully nuanced, heartbreaking… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1381330335464452100
- Rewatched GINGER SNAPS yesterday, still s(n)aps. Funnier than I remembered, like some of the best tragedies. Never… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1381264788903260162