Literary Arts

Karan Mahajan

Associate Professor of Literary Arts


Fall 2023 

  • On leave

Spring 2024

  • On leave

Karan Mahajan is the author of Family Planning, a finalist for the International Dylan Thomas Prize, and The Association of Small Bombs, which was shortlisted for the 2016 National Book Awards, won the 2017 New York Public Library Young Lions Award, and was named one of the New York Times Book Review's "Ten Best Books of 2016." In 2017, he was selected as one of Granta's "Best of Young American Novelists." His essays and criticism have appeared in the New York TimesThe New Yorker Online, n+1The New Republic, and other venues.