Deepak Unnikrishnan
Deepak Unnikrishnan, Lecturer, Writing Program, Arts and Humanities

Deepak Unnikrishnan

Lecturer, Writing Program, Arts and Humanities

Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi


B.A. Fairleigh Dickinson University; M.A. Fairleigh Dickinson University;
M.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Deepak Unnikrishnan is a writer from Abu Dhabi, and an editor at The State.
His fiction and essays have appeared in Guernica, Drunken Boat, *Himal
Southasian*, Bound Off, The State Vol IV: Dubai and in the anthology *The
Apex Book of World SF 4*, among others. In 2014, he won the Gwendolyn
Brooks Open Mic Award. In June 2015, he was included in *WigLeaf’s Top 50
(very) Short Fictions*, edited by Roxane Gay. He is presently writing a
novel exploring the pull, languages and fables of three cities: Abu Dhabi,
New York, and Chicago.