Rishi Reddi was born in Hyderabad, India, and grew up in England and the U.S. She is the author of Karma and Other Stories (ecco/ HarperCollins, April 2007). Her fiction has been performed at Symphony Space and read on National Public Radio. Her short stories have been published in Harvard Review, Louisville Review and Prairie Schooner, and her English translation of Telugu short fiction has appeared in Partisan Review. In addition to being featured in Best American Short Stories 2005, her work received an honorable mention in Pushcart Prize – Best of the Small Presses in 2004. She is also the recipient of an individual artist grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. She lives in Brookline, Mass.
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31st Annual Literary Festival