(26th) Dipika Mukherjee

Dipika Mukherjee’s second novel, Shambala Junction, won the Virginia Prize for Fiction
(Aurora Metro, 2016). Her debut novel, Thunder Demons (Gyaana, 2011), was longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize and republished as Ode to Broken Things (Repeater, 2016). She won the Liakoura Prize for Poetry (USA, 2016) and the Gayatri GaMarsh Award for Literary Excellence (USA, 2015) as well as the Platform Flash Fiction Prize (India, 2009). Her short story collections include Rules of Desire (Fixi, 2015) and edited collections include ChampionFellas (Word Works, 2016), SilverfishNew Writing 6 (Silverfish, 2006) and TheMerlion and Hibiscus (Penguin, 2002). She has two poetry collections: TheThird Glass of Wine (Writer’s Workshop, 2015), and The Palimpsest of Exile, (Rubicon Press, 2009). 

She lives in Chicago. You can find out more at dipikamukherjee.com

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