Writer, New York
Mary Ellen von der Heyden Fellow in Fiction - Class of Spring 2016
Hari Kunzru is the author of the novels The Impressionist (2002), Transmission (2004), My Revolutions (2007), and Gods without Men (2011), as well as the short story collection Noise (2006) and the novella Memory Palace (2013). Kunzru’s short stories and essays have appeared in the New York Times, New Yorker, Guardian, London Review of Books, Granta, Book Forum, and Frieze, among others. His awards include the 2002 Betty Trask Prize and the 2003 Somerset Maugham Award, for The Impressionist, which was also shortlisted for the 2002 Whitbread First Novel Award. Transmission was named a New York Times notable book of the year. Kunzru was a 2008 Cullman Fellow at the New York Public Library and a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow in fiction.