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Mimi Mondal

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Full Name: Mimi Mondal
Born: Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Occupation: Writer, Editor
Nationality: Indian


Mimi Mondal is a New York City-based Dalit speculative fiction writer and editor, and the first Hugo Award finalist from India. Her writing has appeared in numerous venues including, Fireside Magazine, Words Without Borders, Uncanny Magazine, The Book Smugglers, PodCastle, and Daily Science Fiction. She is the recipient of the Immigrant Artist Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts in 2017; the Octavia E. Butler Scholarship for the Clarion West Writing Workshop in 2015; and the Poetry with Prakriti Prize in 2010.

Professionally, Mondal is trained as an editor. She worked at Penguin Random House India between 2012 and 2013, and was a Commonwealth Scholar in Publishing Studies at the University of Stirling, Scotland between 2013 and 2015. Between 2017 and 2018, she worked as the Poetry and Reprint Editor of Uncanny Magazine. She also holds an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from Rutgers University, and looks forward to teaching creative writing.

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