Naben Ruthnum is a Toronto-based novelist, critic and screenwriter. He is the author of the 2017 book Curry: Eating, Reading, and Race about the ways in which South Asian identity in the West is often received. Ruthnum’s fiction has been published in magazines ranging from Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine to Granta, and he is a winner of Canada’s Journey Prize for short fiction. His first two thrillers, Find You In The Dark and Your Life Is Mine, were published in North America by Atria / Simon and Schuster. Ruthnum and his frequent screenwriting partner Kris Bertin currently have projects in development at Oddfellows Entertainment. Appearance supported by Humber College.