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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
- Sounds unlikely to me, but I'll take some cheering up. https://twitter.com/mrb_reads/status/1558136563812425728
- @razorfemme Congratulations!
- Really hope he makes it out.
- I didn't really read much of his work beyond MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN and HAROUN & THE SEA OF STORIES, but it was enough… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1558457250486063104
- Can't stop thinking about the horrific attack on Rushdie. Reading MIDNIGHT'S CHILDREN as a teen in a phase of bingi… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1558456928954892288