Sohrab Homi Fracis is the first Asian American author to win the Iowa Short Fiction Award, described by the New York Times Book Review as “among the most prestigious literary prizes America offers,” for his first book Ticket to Minto: Stories of India and America. His novel Go Home was shortlisted by Stanford University Libraries for the 2018 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing. He was Visiting Writer in Residence at Augsburg College and Artist in Residence at Yaddo. He received the Florida Individual Artist Fellowship in Literature/Fiction and the Walter E. Dakin Fellowship in Fiction. In 2017 the South Asian Literary Association bestowed upon him its Distinguished Achievement Award.