Rajesh Parameswaran

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India/USA | 2015

Rajesh Parameswaran was born in India (Chennai) and moved to the USA as a child. He is a fiction writer and author of short stories that have appeared in Granta, McSweeney’s, Zoetrope: All-Story and Fiction. His collection I am an executioner: love stories (2012) was one of the Washington Post’s 50 Notable Works of Fiction for that year. The story “The strange career of Doctor Raju Gopalarajan” was one of the three stories for which McSweeney‘s won the National Magazine Award for fiction in 2007, and it was included in The Best American Magazine Writing and in The United States of McSweeney’s: Ten Years of Accidental Classics. Rajesh lives in New York.