Rahul Soni

Writer, editor and translator based in New Delhi. Founder-Editor of Pratilipi and Pratilipi Books. Chief Editor with Writer’s Side, India’s first professional manuscript assessment service. Work has appeared or is forthcoming in Almost Island, Asymptote Journal, Biblio, Dhauli Review, Hindi, Indian Literature, Tehelka, etc. Edited the anthology of Hindi Poetry in English translation, Home from a Distance, for Pratilipi Books. Currently translating Geetanjali Shree’s novel Tirohit for Harper Collins India, Dharamvir Bharati’s Suraj ka Saatvan Ghoda, Shrikant Verma’s Magadh and Dhoomil’s oeuvre. Other works-in-progress include a documentary, a novel and a non-fiction book. Awarded the Charles Wallace Visiting Fellowship in Literary Translation at the University of East Anglia for the year 2010. Writer-in-residence at the Sangam House International Writer’s Residency Program for the year 2012.