A.K. Kulshreshth lives in Singapore. His short stories have appeared in litmags in eight countries.
He is a member of Cernunnos (www.cernunnosbooks.com), a fiction collective dedicated to taking lesser-known voices across borders. Cernunnos partnered with a Hindi Litmag, Kathadesh, to run a short story contest in Hindi. The first volume of winning entries was published in 2017. Cernunnos has published translations of a rare Hindi novella (Katora Bhar Khoon, 1895), the classic Chitralekha (published in Hindi in 1934), and Vaishali Ki Nagarvadhu (1948-49).
His first novel manuscript, Lying Eyes, was longlisted for the Epigram Books Fiction Prize 2022.
He has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in industrial engineering and a PhD in management. He has worked in various roles, including consulting and research.