Originally from Leicester, Manish Chauhan works as a finance lawyer and currently lives in East London. The winner of prizes from the Exeter Short Story Award and the Evesham Festival of Words, his writing has appeared in Sugarmule and Bengal Lights, with a short story accepted for an upcoming edition of Wasafiri.

Manish's first novel, Mira and Tahliil, was longlisted for the inaugural Curtis Brown First Novel Prize in 2019.