|Occupation writer||Name Arjun Basu|
|Genre novelist, short stories|
Notable works Squishy, Waiting for the Man
Lit Wish List 2013: Arjun Basu
Arjun Basu is a Canadian writer. He has published two award-nominated books, and is also known for his Twitter feed, on which he posts flash fiction branded as "Twisters".
Born and raised in Montreal to immigrant parents from India, Basu published his debut short story collection Squishy in 2008. The book was shortlisted for the ReLit Awards in 2009. His novel Waiting for the Man was published in 2014, and was a longlisted nominee for that year's Scotiabank Giller Prize.