Gaiutra Bahadur is a Guyanese-American writer. Her book Coolie Woman, a narrative history about indenture, was shortlisted in 2014 for the Orwell Prize. Bahadur, currently a DuBois Institute fellow at Harvard, has won fellowships for creative nonfiction from the MacDowell Colony, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund. ‘The Stained Veil’ is her first work of fiction.
Author photo © Joanna Eldredge Morrissey (2016)