Tabish Khair

Tabish Khair was born in 1966 and educated mostly in Bihar, India. He is the author of several critically acclaimed novels and poetry collections. Winner of the All India Poetry Prize as well as fellowships at Delhi, Cambridge, and Hong Kong, his novels – The Bus Stopped (2004), Filming: A Love Story (2007), The Thing About Thugs (2010), and How to Fight Islamist Terror from the Missionary Position (2014) – have been translated into several languages and shortlisted for major literary prizes including the Encore Award (UK), the Crossword Prize, the Hindu Best Fiction Prize, the DSC Prize for South Asia (India), and the Man Asian Literary Prize (Hong Kong). He lives in Arhus, Denmark.