Kanishk Tharoor is the author of Swimmer Among the Stars (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017). His journalism and fiction have been published in the New York Times, Guardian, The Atlantic, The Nation, Paris Review, The New Yorker, Los Angeles Review of Books, and Virginia Quarterly Review, and his work has been nominated for the National Magazine Award. He is the presenter and writer of the BBC radio series "Museum of Lost Objects" and a columnist for the Hindustan Times and the Hindu Business Line in India. He has a BA from Yale and an MFA from NYU. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.