Raghu Karnad is an author, journalist, and a presenter in audio and video. He is a 2022-23 fellow at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library and was a 2019 recipient of Yale’s Windham-Campbell Prize for nonfiction.
His book FARTHEST FIELD: AN INDIAN STORY OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR was awarded the Young Writer’s Prize from India’s National Academy of Letters (the Sahitya Akademi) and was shortlisted for the U.K. PEN Hessell-Tiltman History Prize. He is a co-founder and former bureau chief at theWire.in, a news website he helped to launch in 2015. He has also written for The New Yorker, The Guardian and n+1.