Pratap Reddy was born in India, and he moved to Canada in 2002. An underwriter by day and a writer by night, he writes short fiction about the agonies and the angst (on occasion, the ecstasies) of immigrants from India. He has completed a creative writing program from the Humber School for Writers. He has received the ‘Best Emerging Literary Artist’ award from the Mississauga Arts Council, and the Writer’s Reserve grant from the Ontario Arts Council. His work has appeared in magazines and anthologies in Canada, India and the US. He put together a collection of stories entitled Weather Permitting, which was published April 1, 2016 by Geurnica Editions. Ramya’s Treasure is his first novel, having previously published the short story collection Weather Permitting & Other Stories with Guernica.