Chaya Bhuvaneswar
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Chaya Bhuvaneswar

Most anticipated Fall Books lists out from The Millions, Southern Living, Book Riot, Vulture, Huff Post, BuzzFeed News, Washington Independent Review of Books...with an excerpt now at Electric Literature. Brooklyn Book Festival Debut Pick for 2018; Wisconsin Book Festival; Texas Book Festival. Praise for WHITE DANCING ELEPHANTS from Jeff VanderMeer, Nebula-award winning, Shirley Jackson-award winning, New York Times best-selling author of ANNIHILATION (made into a movie), THE SOUTHERN REACH TRILOGY, BORNE: "A bold, honest, often provocative first collection from a fresh new voice." From Laura Van Den Berg, whose beautiful story collection also made into a movie starring Naomi Watts ("Burning Season"): “From the first page, I was swept away by the riveting undertow of Chaya Bhuvaneswar’s inventive and spellbinding stories, each moment cast in powerfully intelligent prose. White Dancing Elephants is a remarkable debut; we are so lucky to hold this book in our hands.” – Laura van den Berg, author of THE THIRD HOTEL Selected as a Fall Buzz Books Publishers Marketplace selection, with related personal essays in The Millions, Medium, Electric Lit, Luna Luna Magazine, and excerpts in Joyland Magazine and the Chattahoochee Review and elsewhere... Early praise from Diana Abu-Jaber, author of CRESCENT: Full of dark music, nuance, and intelligence, White Dancing Elephants takes readers on a thrilling journey. In sharp takes, Chaya Bhuvaneswar unfolds the complexities of race and gender, tragedy and eros. This unforgettable collection will hold its readers captive to the very last page. WINNER, DZANC BOOKS SHORT STORY COLLECTION PRIZE WHITE DANCING ELEPHANTS showcases stories of the #MeToo movement from diverse women of color perspectives, weaving in LBGT , science fiction, religion and immigrant stories into a gripping, suspenseful, lyrical and taut collection. Follow Chaya on Twitter at @chayab77 including for upcoming readings and events.
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