Thrity Umrigar is an Indian American writer, who was born in Mumbai and immigrated to the United States when she was 21. She is a journalist and the author of the novels Bombay Time, The Space Between Us and The Weight of Heaven. She has written for the Washington Post, Cleveland Plain Dealer, among other newspapers, and regularly writes for The Boston Globe 's book pages. She is currently assistant professor of English at Case Western Reserve University where she teaches creative writing and literature. She was a winner of the Nieman Fellowship to Harvard University. She has a Ph.D. in English and lives in Cleveland, Ohio.
In 2013 she won a Lambda Literary Award in the Lesbian Fiction category for The World We Found.
Thrity Umrigar received her Bachelors of Science from Bombay University, her M.A. From Ohio State, and her Ph.D. from Kent State University.
- Bombay Times (2001)
- First Darling of the Morning : Selected Memories of an Indian Childhood (2004)
- The Space Between Us (2006)
- If Today Be Sweet (2007)
- The Weight of Heaven (2009)
- The World We Found (2012)