Pitchaya Sudbanthad grew up in Thailand, Saudi Arabia, and the American South. He has received fellowships in fiction writing from the New York Foundation for the Arts and the MacDowell Colony, and currently splits time between Bangkok and Brooklyn.
Pitchaya Sudbanthad is the author of Bangkok Wakes to Rain, a novel that grapples with the ecological concerns of the day and re-imagines Bangkok as a flooded city. Join him in conversation with Gillian O’Shaughnessy.
H.M. Naqvi and Pitchaya Sudbanthad write big sprawling books with cities at their core – whether it is New York City in Naqvi’s Home Boy or Karachi in his most recent novel The Selected Works of Abdullah the Cossack or Bangkok in Sudbanthad’s debut novel. Elizabeth Bryer's debut novel is...