Assistant Professor of Literary Arts


Karan Mahajan is the author of Family Planning, a finalist for the International Dylan Thomas Prize, and The Association of Small Bombs, which was shortlisted for the 2016 National Book Award, won the 2017 NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award, and was named one of the New York Times Book Review’s "10 Best Books of 2016." In 2017, he was selected as one of Granta’s Best of Young American Novelists. His reporting and criticism have appeared in the New York TimesVanity FairThe New RepublicThe New Yorker Online, and other venues. From 2018-2019, he was a fellow at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library.  


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