Rajat Chaudhuri is a bilingual writer and activist. He has published fiction in English and Bengali, edited volumes of speculative and solarpunk (co-edited) stories from the Asia-Pacific and translated Bengali underground poetry and an early twentieth century memoir of a mystery author set in Calcutta’s back-alleys. His most recent novel The Butterfly Effect has been listed twice by Book Riot, US as a ‘Fifty must read eco-disasters in fiction’ and among ‘Ten works of environmental literature from around the world’. He has been a British Council-Charles Wallace Fellow at University of Chichester and a Hawthornden Castle Fellow, Scotland. Chaudhuri engages with the climate crisis through his column for the New Indian Express besides other venues. The cli-fi video game, Survive the Century features his short fiction with those of three other writers.