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Rohit Gupta

Bombay, India



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ROHIT GUPTA (28) is the author of Play On Edward & Other
Stories (Embassy Books), The Doppler Effect
and The Oyster Club (e-novel, award-winning). He is a
Bombay-based freelance writer and blogger.

His work has also appeared in Mid Day, Tatlin's Tower, Flak
Magazine, The Times Of India, CHIP magazine, The Vocabula
Review, Man's World, Elle, The Sunday Observer, Gentleman
Magazine, The Week, Christian Science Monitor, Jack
Magazine and the Asian Age.

His work has been featured on BBC Radio, Time, NYT, The Guardian, and other major media.

BBC interview:
More media on RG:

Education: B. Tech, Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. (1999)

Social Fiction Projects:
1. OrganicPoetry, a Glass Bead Game playable variant, a network of words:

2. CloakRoom, a collaborative game & SMS Novel:

3. Le Spirale Fantastique, a blognovel that is being sold in a unique way, for links not money:

4. The Doppler Effect, an online comic book:

5. AlgoMantra 2005, The Planetary Conference Of Shanti-Chanting Skeletons:

1. WorldChanging, where he writes about technologies and trends for a better world:

2. ChiensSansFrontiers, the birthplace of SMS journalism and the legend of Morquendi:

3. Some Such Name, linking the globe, country by country:

4. The Sea-Eat blog, a clearing house for aid/relief info, which became a blogging phenomenon:

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • The Oyster Club
  • PLAY-ON EDWARD & Other Stories
  • Nonfiction

  • Lower Than Life, weekly column