RAJAT CHAUDHURI'S works include novels, story collections, edited anthologies, and translations. He curated The Best Asian Speculative Fiction and co-edited the Multispecies Cities: Solarpunk Urban Futures (Asia-Pacific) anthology. Chaudhuri's novel, The Butterfly Effect was twice listed by Book Riot (US) as a 'Fifty must-read eco-disasters in fiction' and among 'Ten works of environmental literature from around the world'. Acclaimed for its exploration of a 'Ballardian near-future', this novel is in the syllabus of one Indian and an American university. The 'visceral urbanism' of his book Hotel Calcutta is the subject of an essay in Routledge's The City Speaks collection. His fiction also appeared in the internationally acclaimed climate fiction video game 'Survive the Century'. Chaudhuri received writing fellowships from Charles Wallace (UK), Hawthornden Castle (Scotland), and Livonics (India), and residency awards from Arts Council Korea-InKo (South Korea) and Sangam House (India). He lives and writes in Calcutta.