Professor, Department of English
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Ph.D. 1997 Oxford University

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Name Of Organization Postition Held Period
Bhatkal & Sen Assistant Editor 1998 to 2000
Field of Specialization
Creative writing, science fiction, fantasy, Indian writing in English, Romanticism
Courses Taught/Teaching
Writing in Practice, Utopian Literature, English Literature 1760-1830, Science Fiction, Image and Text, Shelley, Rhetoric and Composition
Research Area
Teaching since 2000.Published three novels.
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Books Published (4)
Book Title Publisher Name Year Role

Black Light Harper Collins India 2010 First Author
The City of Love Penguin India 2007 First Author
Empires of the Mind: A History of Oxford University Press in India under the Raj OUP India 2006 First Author
Signal Red Penguin India 2005 First Author
Awarded By Award Name Year

Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing SHARP DeLong Book Prize 2006
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Author of fiction