Sujatha Fernandes is the author of several books, including a memoir about global hip hop, “Close to the Edge” (Verso, 2011) and the forthcoming “Curated Stories: The Uses and Misuses of Storytelling” (Oxford, 2017). Her stories and essays have appeared in the New York Times, The Nation, American Prospect, and a Harper Collins anthology, among other places. Sujatha is a sociology professor at the University of Sydney and the City University of New York. She is an editorial board member of Transition magazine. Sujatha is currently working on a book of interlinked short stories entitled Shadow People. She tweets at @SujathaTF.