Gaurav Monga is a writer originally from New Delhi. He learned German to read the works of Franz Kafka and Robert Walser. He writes prose poetry and short fiction, much of which has appeared in literary magazines such as the Fanzine, Juked, Birkensnake, The Fabulist, among others. Family Matters, a collection of short stories, is published by Eibonvale Press. A City Poet is part of a forthcoming collection of prose fragments, entitled, Ruins, published by Desirepaths Publishers. He has taught literature, German and creative writing at schools and universities in India, Nepal, Switzerland and the Czech Republic. Currently he resides in Bangalore. He is fascinated with the relationship between fashion and literature and is currently working on a poetry collection about clothes.