Aruni Kashyap writes in Assamese and English. He is the author of the novel The House With a Thousand Stories (Viking/ Penguin, June 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 (January, 2013) and is editing an anthology of short stories by writers from Assam set against the Assam Conflict for HarperCollins India. He won the Charles Wallace India Trust Scholarship for Creative Writing to the University of Edinburgh in 2009. He is an Assistant Professor Creative Writing at the University of Georgia, Athens, United States.