Rishi Reddi’s debut book of fiction, Karma and Other Stories, won the 2008 L.L. Winship - PEN/New England Award. Her stories have appeared in Best American Short Stories 2005, earned an honorable mention in Pushcart Prize 2004, and been read on National Public Radio’s Selected Shorts series. She has received grants and fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and Vermont Studio Center.
Rishi was born in Hyderabad, India, and has lived in England and the United States. She graduated from Swarthmore College and Northeastern University School of Law. She is an environmental attorney for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and serves on the Board of Directors for South Asian Americans Leading Together (www.SAALT.org). She lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.