Chaya Bhuvaneswar

Art Discipline: 
Newton, MA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Feb 22, 2024 to Feb 27, 2024

Chaya Bhuvaneswar was a 2019 PEN /American Robert W. Bingham Debut Fiction award finalist for her story collection WHITE DANCING ELEPHANTS: STORIES, which was also selected as a Kirkus Reviews Best Debut Fiction and Best Short Story Collection and appeared on "best of" lists for Harper's Bazaar, Elle, Vogue India, and Entertainment Weekly. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Narrative Magazine, The Sun, Tin House, Electric Literature, Kenyon Review, Masters Review, The Millions, Joyland, Michigan Quarterly Review, The Awl, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships from MacDowell, Community of Writers and Sewanee Writers Workshop and is at work on her first novel and a memoir about medicine, psychiatry, the carceral state, and radical love.