About

Priyanka Champaneri received her MFA in creative writing from George Mason University and has been a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts numerous times. She received the 2018 Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing for The City of Good Death, her first novel.

Other Works

  • "Draupadi on the Mountaintop" an essay in the COVID-19 inspired anthology, And We Came Outside and Saw the Stars Again (Restless Books)

    2020

Awards and Recognition

  • 2021 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize Finalist
  • 2021 Tata Literature Live First Fiction Book Award Longlist
  • 2018 Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing

Press and Media Mentions