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Samrat Upadhyay is a Nepalese writer who writes in English. Upadhyay is a professor of creative writing as well as Director of Graduate Studies at Indiana University. He is the first Nepali-born fiction writer writing in English to be published in the West. Indiana University Graduate Creative Writing Program - Samrat Upadhyay He was born and raised in Kathmandu, Nepal, and came to the United States at the age of twenty-one. He lives with his wife and daughter in Bloomington, Indiana (United States).
Total Books: 9
He was an English professor at Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio before moving to Indiana in 2003.
His books specially portray the current situation in Nepal, which Upadhyay views largely though the lens of contemporary American realist fiction. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Upadhyay is "like a Buddhist Chekhov." Like a Buddhist Chekhov / Nepali writer's stories of life and love speak to common truths