Janika Oza is the winner of a 2022 O. Henry Award and the 2020
Short Fiction Award. Her stories and essays have appeared in publications such as
The Best Small Fictions 2019 Anthology, Catapult, The Adroit Journal, The Cincinnati Review,
among others. A chapter of this novel was longlisted for the 2019 CBC Short Story Prize and published in
. She is a Features reader for
and a 2020 Diaspora Dialogues long-form fiction mentee
She lives in Toronto.