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Pitchaya Sudbanthad is the author of the novel Bangkok Wakes to Rain, first published by Riverhead Books (US) and Sceptre (UK), and selected as a notable book of the year by The New York Times and The Washington Post, as well as Finalist for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize. 

He has received fellowships in fiction writing from the New York Foundation for the Arts and MacDowell, and currently splits time between Bangkok and Brooklyn.


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U.S.: Riverhead – Glory Anne Plata
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U.K.: Sceptre – Louise Court
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Italy: Fazi Editore
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France: Editions Rivages – Alain Deroudilhe
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Longer Bio
Pitchaya Sudbanthad is the author of Bangkok Wakes to Rain, which was selected as a notable book of the year by The New York Times and The Washington Post. The novel, published by Riverhead Books (US) and Sceptre (UK), has been hailed as “ambitious and sweeping” (Esquire) and “a remarkable debut” (Financial Times) with a narrative that “recreates the experience of living in Thailand’s aqueous climate so viscerally that you can feel the water rising around your ankles” (Washington Post). It has also been named a finalist for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, the Chautauqua Prize, the Casa delle Letterature Bridge Book Prize, and the Edward Stanford Award. 

Sudbanthad has been honored with fellowships from MacDowell and the New York Foundation for the Arts. Among the publications to which he has contributed are: EsquireNewsweekGuernica, Literary Hub, and The Morning News. Born in Thailand, he currently splits his time between Bangkok and Brooklyn.

One-line Bio
Pitchaya Sudbanthad is the author of the novel Bangkok Wakes to Rain, which was selected as a New York Times and Washington Post notable book of the year and a finalist for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize.

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