V.V. Ganeshananthan is a fiction writer and journalist whose first novel, Love Marriage, was one of Washington Post Book World’s Best of 2008. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Granta, Columbia Journalism Review, and The Washington Post, among others. She is a 2014 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellow and a Radcliffe Fellow. She previously taught at the University of Michigan, and next year will begin teaching at the University of Minnesota.