Sindya Bhanoo’s fiction has appeared in Granta, New England Review, Glimmer Train, and elsewhere. She is the recipient of an O. Henry Award, the Disquiet Literary Prize, an Elizabeth George Foundation grant, and scholarships from the Bread Loaf and Sewanee writers conferences. A longtime newspaper reporter, she has worked for the New York Times and the Washington Post. She is a graduate of the Michener Center for Writers. She teaches creative writing at Oregon State University.