Chandrahas Choudhury is the author of the novels Clouds and Arzee the Dwarf. His forthcoming work of fiction, set in a Chinese restaurant in Mumbai, is called Tales of My China Dragon. He is also the editor of a short introduction to Indian literature for the literature-loving traveller titled India: A Traveller’s Literary Companion. Choudhury also writes about literature, travel and politics for a number of periodicals, including the Wall Street Journal, Mint, Washington Post, Conde Nast Traveller, Foreign Policy, EnRoute and The National. He was a visiting fellow at the International Writing Programme at the University of Iowa in 2010 and at Akademie Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany in 2016.