About



PIA GHOSH-ROY grew up in Calcutta, India. After many creatively exciting and manic years in advertisingin agencies in Calcutta, Bangalore, Mumbai and Londonshe wrote her first short story, which was published in Litro. Since then, her work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Ambit, CRAFT, Lunch Ticket, Structo, River Teeth, Berfrois and other journals, along with prize anthologies.

She’s the winner of the 2017 Hamlin Garland Award for her short story The Resurrection of Rakesh Sharma, and the 2019 Cagibi Macaron Prize for her non-fiction Separated by the Wingspan of a Moth. Her work has been placed in the Aestas Fabula Press Award, and short- and longlisted for the Brighton Prize, Bath Short Story Award, Berlin Writing Prize and Fish Short Story Prize amongst others. 

Pia is currently working on her first novel.

She is represented by Amy St Johnston at Aitken Alexander Associates.

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