Mary Anne Mohanraj

Mary Anne Mohanraj is author of Bodies in Motion and eleven other titles. Bodies in Motion was a finalist for the Asian American Book Awards, a USA Today Notable Book, and has been translated into six languages. Mohanraj founded the Hugo-nominated SF/F magazine, Strange Horizons, and serves as editor-in-chief of Jaggery, a South Asian literary journal. Mohanraj has taught at the Clarion workshop and is Clinical Associate Professor of fiction and literature at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She serves as Executive Director of both DesiLit and the Speculative Literature Foundation and directs the Kriti Festival of Art and Literature. Mohanraj lives in a creaky old Victorian in Oak Park, just outside Chicago, with her partner, Kevin, two small children, and a sweet dog.