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About The Author

About The Author



A Career in the Aleph Review 

Pandemic Wear in LCB Diplomatique

An Ideal Guest translated into Russian and Georgian


My Father the Watchmaker

Polyamorous Fashion


Profile in The Patriot

Dismantle Magazine

Gaurav Monga is a writer and teacher originally from New Delhi. He is the author of Tears for Rahul Dutta (Philistine Press, 2012), Family Matters (Eibonvale Press, 2019), Ruins (Desirepath Publishers, 2019), Costumes of the Living (Snuggly Books, 2020), My Father, The Watchmaker (Hawakal Publishers, 2020), The English Teacher (Raphus Press, 2021), Raju and Kishore (Raphus Press, 2022) and A Fashion Dictionary (Black Scat Books, 2024). His work has appeared in numerous literary magazines, including B O D Y, Fanzine, Juked, Tammy Journal, Spurl Editions, Queen Mob's Teahouse, Birkensnake amongst others. He is a regular contributor to Outlook India.


He teaches English, German, literature, epistemology and creative writing, and has taught at schools and universities in India, Nepal, Switzerland, Dubai and the Czech Republic. Gaurav taught himself German to read the works of Franz Kafka, and is currently translating selected works of Robert Walser, Peter Bichsel from German to English and Urdu. He is a member of an international art and lifestyle movement called Neo-Decadence. His current literary work looks at the relationship between fashion and literature. 


Book release:

A Fashion Dictionary by Black Scat Books

An Ideal Guest in Zagava

Portrait of a Model in Outlook Magazine

All My Fathers in Outlook Magazine

A Fashion Dictionary in Vestoj


Profile in The Patriot

Dismantle Magazine


Fashion Prose in Unbiased Label Podcast

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