Kalyan Nadiminti is a writer and academic based in Philadelphia. He is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Haverford College and holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Pennsylvania. His poetry is forthcoming in The Margins. His academic articles and book reviews are forthcoming or have been published in journals such as NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction, Textual Practice, South Asia Review, and Twentieth-Century Literature. He is currently at work on a collection of short stories and a scholarly monograph on race and labor in contemporary transnational literature.