Sonal Kohli grew up in Delhi and now lives in Washington, D.C.
She has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia, UK, and a BA in Economics from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University. She has received fellowships from Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Sangam House. Her stories have appeared in Blackbird, Monkeybicycle, The Caravan, Unthology 7 and have been shortlisted for the Bristol Short Story Prize 2019 and Fish Short Story Prize 2014.
The House Next to the Factory is her first book.