Parul Kapur Hinzen

Parul Kapur
Art Discipline: 
Sandy Springs, GA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Mar 28, 2022 to Apr 22, 2022

Parul Kapur Hinzen was born in Assam, India, and grew up in Connecticut. Her fiction centers on the experience of immigration, displacement, and colonialism. She is currently working on a novel about love and corruption in the aftermath of the devastating 1947 Partition of India. Her first novel, Inside the Mirror, was a finalist for the 2013 Horatio Nelson Fiction Prize awarded by Catapult’s Black Balloon Press. She holds an MFA from Columbia University and her short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Ploughshares, Pleiades, Midway Journal, Wascana Review, Frank, Prime Number and the anthology {Ex}tinguished & {Ex}tinct. As a journalist and literary critic, she has written for The New Yorker, The Paris Review, The Wall Street Journal Europe, Esquire, Newsday, Guernica, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Slate. She lives in Atlanta with her family.