Aruni Kashyap is a writer and translator. He is the author of His Father’s Disease and the novel The House With a Thousand Stories. He has translated two novels from Assamese to English by Indira Goswami and Anuradha Sarma Pujari; they are published by Zubaan Books and Penguin Random House. Winner of the Arts Lab Faculty Fellowship from the Willson Centre for the Humanities, 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 a finalist for the Marsh Hawk Press Poetry Prize and 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 Northeast, The Kenyon Review, The New York Times, The Guardian UK, and others. He also writes in Assamese and is the author of a novel called Noikhon Etia Duroit, and three novellas. In 2020, he served as one of the jury members of the JCB Prize for Literature.
COURSES REGULARLY TAUGHT
ENGL6800: Graduate Fiction Workshop (Novel & Novella Writing Workshops)
ENGL4800W: Advanced Creative Writing:
ENGL4695: Topics in Postcolonial Lit:
ENGL2400: Multicultural American Literature
ENGL3800: Introduction to Creative Writing
Assamese Novel :
Noikhon Etia Duroit, Panchajanya Publishers, July 2019.