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Thrity Umrigar

Thrity Umrigar is the author of four novels-The Weight of Heaven, The Space Between Us, If Today Be Sweet, and Bombay Time-and the memoir First Darling of the Morning. A journalist for almost twenty years, she is the winner of the Nieman Fellowship to Harvard, winner of the 2009 Cleveland Arts Prize, and 2006 finalist for the PEN/Beyond Margins Award. A professor of English at Case Western Reserve University, she lives in Cleveland, Ohio.