Aashish Kaul

Aashish Kaul

Assistant Professor


Humanities 353

D. Arts, University of Sydney

Aashish Kaul

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 CoursesOverlandThe Quarterly Conversation, and Southerly: Journal of the English Association, Sydney.

The Queens Play by Aashish Kaul
A Dream of Horses and other stories by Aashish Kaul
Of Indian Origin by Aashish Kaul