Gaurav Monga is a writer 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) and My Father, The Watchmaker (Hawakal Publishers, 2020). Much of his writing has appeared in various literary magazines such as: B O D Y, the Fanzine, Juked, Tammy Journal, Spurl Editions, Queen Mob's Teahouse, Birkensnake amongst others.
Gaurav taught himself German to read the works of Franz Kafka. He teaches English, German, literature, epistemology and creative writing, and has taught at schools and universities in India, Nepal, Switzerland and the Czech Republic. Currently he is translating selected works of Robert Walser, Peter Bichsel and Paul Leppin from German to English. Gaurav is also the founder and editor of a fledgling publishing house called Pan's Library.
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