Mimi Mondal

Mimi Mondal is a Dalit writer of speculative fiction and social-justice nonfiction, and the Poetry and Reprints Editor of Uncanny Magazine. Her first book, Luminescent Threads: Connections to Octavia Butler, edited along with Alexandra Pierce, was published by Twelfth Planet Press in 2017.

Mimi’s writings have also appeared in Uncanny Magazine, The Book SmugglersPodcastleDaily Science Fiction, Scroll.in, and other publications. She is the recipient of the Octavia E. Butler Scholarship for the Clarion West Writing Workshop in 2015, and the Poetry with Prakriti Prize in 2010. A full list of her recent publications can be found here.

Professionally, Mimi is trained as an editor, having worked at Penguin Random House India between 2012 and 2013, and been a Commonwealth Scholar in Publishing Studies at the University of Stirling, Scotland between 2013 and 2015.

Mimi currently lives in New York. She tweets from @Miminality, and responds to emails sent at child.without.god @ gmail.com.


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