August 10-12, 2018 | New York City

Rakesh Satyal

Rakesh Satyal is the author of the novel “Blue Boy”, which won a Lambda Literary Award and the Prose/Poetry Award from the Association for Asian American Studies and which was recently named by the New York Times as one of 25 books that have shaped the LGBTQ reading experience over the past 20 years. His new novel, No One Can Pronounce My Name, was published in May to great reviews from such places as NPR’s Fresh Air, Entertainment Weekly, and Rolling Stone, and he also appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers to discuss it. Currently a Senior Editor at Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster, he also serves on the Board of Directors for Lambda Literary. He lives in Brooklyn.