Jason Grunebaum is a senior lecturer in Hindi at the University of Chicago. He is the translator of Uday Prakash’s novel The Girl with the Golden Parasol (Penguin India, 2008; Yale University Press, 2012) and Manzoor Ahtesham’s The Tale of the Missing Man (with Ulrike Stark). His translation of Prakash’s story “The Walls of Delhi” was included in Delhi Noir (Akashic Books, 2009). Grunebaum has been awarded a PEN Translation Fund grant, an NEA Literature fellowship, and an ALTA fellowship for his translation work, as well as residencies at the Blue Mountain Center for the Arts and the Djerassi Foundation. His fiction has been published in the magazines One Story, Web Conjunctions, Southwest Review, and Third Coast. Salman Rushdie selected his “Maria Ximenes da Costa de Carvalho Perreira” as a distinguished short story of 2007.