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Hirsh Sawhney is the author of a novel, South Haven, which was a 2016 Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Pick and has been nominated for the 2017 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. His writing has appeared in the Times Literary Supplement, the New York Times Book Review, the Guardian, the Indian Express, the Financial Times, Outlook, and numerous other periodicals. His story "The Diary of Rehan Malhotra" was recently published as an e-book by Juggernaut Books. Hirsh is the editor of Delhi Noir, a critically-acclaimed anthology of original fiction. He is an advisory editor at Wasafiri, a magazine of international writing based out of the Open University. He has spoken at the Kennedy Center, London's National Portrait Gallery, and the 92nd Street Y. He was formerly a Spanish translator for the Indpendent Press Association of New York and also ran adult education program serving undocumented workers in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn. He currently lives in New Haven, Connecticut and teaches at Wesleyan University.