Pranesh Prasad is a novelist, legal scholar and columnist for The Huffington Post.
He is currently working on his third novel ‘The Hidden Imam’ which explores gender,
religious and caste inequalities and is set in India, Iran and New Zealand. An excerpt from
‘The Hidden Imam’ appears in the 2016 Global Voices Edition of the literary journal, Weber:
The Contemporary West.
His previous works include the novels ‘The Ultimate Laugh’ (Cedar: 2011) which explores
terrorism and identity and ‘A Half-Baked Life’ (Frog Books: 2013) which delves into the
consequences of the 2002 Gujarat riots.
He has been a speaker at numerous literary festivals, seminars and conferences, both in India
and abroad. He also teaches creative writing and was a panel member at the iligan National
Writers’ Workshop in 2016. He has also worked as an academic and in institutions