Pranesh Prasad is a writer of literary fiction and columnist for the Huffington Post. He is currently working on his third novel â€˜The Hidden Imamâ€™ which explores gender, religious and caste inequalities. An excerpt from â€˜The Hidden Imamâ€™ appears in the 2016 Global Voices Edition of the literary journal, Weber: The Contemporary West. His previous works include the novels â€˜The Ultimate Laughâ€™ (Cedar: 2011) which explores terrorism and identity and â€˜A Half-Baked Lifeâ€™ (Frog Books: 2013) which delves into the consequences of the 2002 Gujarat riots. He has been a speaker at numerous literary festivals, seminars and conferences, both in India and abroad. He also teaches creative writing and was a panel member at the Iligan National Writersâ€™ Workshop in the Philippines in 2016. Apart from writing, he is passionate about animal welfare and can be seen hanging out with animals everywhere. He also loves a good Mojito.
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