Aashish Kaul

Assistant Professor


D. Arts, University of Sydney

Humanities 353
518-442-4063
akaul@albany.edu

Aashish Kaul works and teaches in the areas of Modern, Postcolonial, and Global Anglophone Literature; Literary & Critical Theory; and Creative Writing, He has authored two books of prose fiction – A Dream of Horses & Other Stories (Roundfire Books, 2014) and The Queen’s Play (Roundfire Books, 2015). A Dream of Horses & Other Stories was longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award, and listed by The Australian as one of the ‘Books of the Year 2015’. The Queen’s Play, mentioned as one of the ‘Best Books of the Year 2015-16’ in the Sunday Guardian, attempts to write the origin of chess into the narrative cycles of the Ramayana, one of the two formative epics of ancient India. He has published articles in academic and literary journals in Australia, UK, and the United States including Text: Journal of Writing & Writing Courses, Overland, The Quarterly Conversation, and Southerly: Journal of the English Association, Sydney.

Courses:

Fall 2017:
AENG222 World Literature
AENG302W Creative Writing

University of Sydney:
Literary Theory: An Introduction
Reading English Texts
Travellers’ Tales
Australian Writing in Postmodern Age