Jai Chakhrabarti is the author of the novel A Play for the End of the World, which won a National Jewish Book Award, was the Association of Jewish Libraries Honor Book, was short-listed for the Rabindranath Tagore Prize, and was long-listed for the PEN/Faulkner Award. He is also the author of the story collection A Small Sacrifice for an Enormous Happiness, which was a Good Housekeeping Book of the Month and was recommended by The New Yorker and the New York Times. His short fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, One Story, Electric Literature, A Public Space, Conjunctions, and elsewhere and has been anthologized in The O. Henry Prize Stories, The Best American Short Stories, and awarded a Pushcart Prize. His nonfiction has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Writer’s Digest, Berfois, and LitHub. He was an Emerging Writer Fellow with A Public Space, received an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College, and is a trained computer scientist. Born in Kolkata, India, he now lives in New York with his family.