Prajwal Parajuly (b. 1984) is the son of an Indian father and a Nepalese mother. His bestselling literary debut, The Gurkha’s Daughter: Stories, was shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize in the UK and longlisted for The Story Prize in the US.
Land Where I Flee, his first novel, was published in 2014 to international acclaim. Parajuly’s writings have appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The New Statesman and been performed on the BBC. He lives between London and New York.
Land Where I Flee
‘A delightful comedy of manners … Parajuly’s clever, caustic works savours the community’s customs and language even as he joyfully pricks its taboos.’ The Independent
The Gurkha’s Daughter: Stories
‘Crisp, inventive and insightful … Marvellous.’ The Guardian