Aruni Kashyap is a writer and translator. He is the author of the novel The House With a Thousand Stories (Viking, 2013) : set against a series of widespread extra-judicial killings conducted by the Indian government during the late nineties to curb an armed insurgency in the Indian state of Assam. He has also translated from Assamese and introduced celebrated Indian 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 to the University of Edinburgh in 2009. His short stories, poems and essays have appeared or forthcoming in The Oxford Anthology of Writings from Northeast, The Kenyon Review, The New York Times, The Guardian UK, the Hindu, Evergreen Review, Karthika Review, Juked, Sin Fronteras Journal, Stonecoast Review, The Atticus Review, and others. He is an Assistant Professor Creative Writing at University of Georgia, Athens.