Bobby Nayyar

Bobby Nayyar was born in Handsworth, Birmingham in 1979. He read French and Italian at Trinity College, Cambridge, and Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago. He has been published in Mango Shake and Too Asian, Not Asian Enough anthologies, and journals, including Wasafiri, Aesthetica and The Woven Tale Press. He founded Limehouse Books in 2009, publishing his debut novel, West of No East in 2011, and The No Salaryman two years later. In 2016, he published his debut poetry collection, Glass Scissors, which received a Word Masala award. He lives in London. @bobbynayyar


Anthologies featuring Bobby Nayyar

The Book of Birmingham

Part of Comma’s award-winning ‘Reading the City’ series, featuring landmark local talent from Birmingham’s burgeoning book scene.