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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.
CONNECT WITH INDRAPRAMIT
- The way Sacco can impart the personality and humanity of the people (and places) he's writing about, the history th… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1393564493351821312
- @fabiofernandes An incredible book, like all of his. PALESTINE was my first.
- Reading Sacco's PALESTINE was the first time I felt with any real clarity the injustice of Palestinian occupation.… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1393561234637692933
- Priorities. Some things the state will always be on top of, day or night, corpses in rivers or ground: https://twitter.com/thewire_in/status/1393525320322621441?s=20
- The scale of the tragedy this government has perpetrated in India is hard to convey with any accuracy because of th… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1393524267715760131
- @usmantm Dafoe's monologue is one for the ages, goosebumps. And Pattinson's hilarious 'Alright, I like yer cooking' at the end, chef's kiss.