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Janice Pariat is the author of the novel Seahorse, the bestselling novella The Nine-Chambered Heart, and the short story collection Boats on Land. She was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar and the Crossword Book Award for Fiction in 2013. Her art reviews, book reviews, fiction, and poetry has featured in a wide selection of magazines and newspapers across India. In 2014, she was the Charles Wallace Creative Writing Fellow at the University of Kent, UK, and most recently, in 2019, a writer-in-residence at the Toji Cultural Foundation, South Korea. She teaches creative writing and the history of art at Ashoka University and lives in New Delhi, India, with a cat of many names.

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