Uttaran Das Gupta was born in Calcutta, India, and read English at Jadavpur University. His poems and articles have appeared or are forthcoming in New England Review of Books, CITY, Fulcrum, Magnapoets, Indian Literature, and have been featured in The Unsettled Winter (2014), Other Worlds: The Sangam House Reader, Vol. 5 (2017), The Mongrel Book of Voices, Vol. 1: Breakups (2017) and Indian Literature in Greece (2017). He is a journalist at Business Standard, New Delhi, where he frequently reviews books and films. At present, he is working on his novel, Hungry, and was at the Sangam House Residency in January. His poetry was shortlisted for the Raedleaf Poetry Competition 2016 and his short stories have been shortlisted for the Juggernaut Short Story Prize 2016 and Open Road Review Short Story Contest 2016. His book of poems, Visceral Metropolis was published in June 2017.