Aruni Kashyap is a writer and translator. He is the author of the novel The House with a Thousand Stories (Penguin Books, 2013). Aruni is also a translator from the Assamese, and wrote the introduction for celebrated writer Indira Goswami's last work of fiction, The Bronze Sword of Thengphakhri Tehsildar, for Zubaan Books (2013). He won the Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing, the University of Edinburgh, in 2009, and his unpublished poetry collection, There Is No Good Time for Bad News, was a finalist for the Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize and the Four Way Books Levis Award in Poetry, both in 2018. His short stories, poems and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in various journals and anthologies, including The Oxford Anthology of Writings from North-East India, the Kenyon Review, the New York Times, the Guardian, The Hindu, Joyland Magazine, Evergreen Review and others. He is an assistant professor of creative writing at
the University of Georgia, Athens.