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Awards, Grants, and Patents
Awards for Temporary People
- Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize (2018)
- Crossword Book Award (2018)
- International Dublin Literary Award (2019)
- The DSC Prize for South Asian Literature (2018)
Excerpts from Temporary People
- “Glossary.” Tariff. August 2018.
- “Gulf Return.” EYESCREAM. Tokyo: July 2018. (Japanese)
- “Birds.” Welcome to Dystopia, ed. Gordon Van Gelder. New York & London: OR Books, 2018.
- Writer in Residence, Waterlines Project, Università Ca' Foscari Venezia, October 2018.
- Writer in Residence, Brown University, Providence, RI, March 11-16, 2018
Conferences, Festivals, and Readings
- Reading: Literary Reading Series, NYU Shanghai, Nov. 15, 2018, Shanghai.
- Panelist: “Governing Gulf Migration in a Global Labour Market.” Mapping and Theorizing Migration Governance and Diplomacy, Leiden University, Nov. 1-2, 2018, Leiden.
- Panelist: Conversations, The March Meeting, Sharjah Art Foundation, March 18, 2018, Sharjah.
- Reading: Writers on Writing, Brown University, March 15, 2018, Providence, RI.
- Speaker: Permanent Temporariness, NYUAD Institute Conference, Feb. 26, 2018, Abu Dhabi.
- Panelist: “Literature and Exile.” Kerala Literature Festival, Feb. 10, 2018, Kozhikode, India.
- Panelist: “Temporary People, and their permanent problems” and “Debutants in action.” The Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters, Feb. 3, 2018, Trivandrum, India.
- Speaker: “The Hindu Prize: Readings and Conversations.” The Hindu Lit for Life, Jan. 14-16, 2018, Chennai, India.