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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mary Anne Mohanraj  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1971 in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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Illinois Connection

Ms. Mohanraj was a student at the University of Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ms. Mohanraj came to the United States when she was two. She graduated from the University of Chicago in 1993. She earned a Masters of Fine Arts degree in creative writing in 1998 from Mills College. Mary Anne Mohanraj received her Ph.D. from the University of Utah, specializing in post-colonial literature and creative writing.

Published Works

    Bodies in Motion: Stories , Harper Perennial, 2006The Classics Professor: Create Your Own Erotic Fantasy (Create Your Own Erotic Fantasy)''A Taste of Serendib , Lethe Press, 2003Kathryn in the City: Create Your Own Erotic Fantasy (Create Your Own Erotic Fantasy), Gotham, 2003Aqua Erotica: 18 Stories for a Steamy Bath, Broadway, 2000Torn Shapes of Desire: Internet Erotica , Intangible Assets Manufacturing, 1997Silence And The Word, Lethe Press, 2004Wet: More Aqua Erotica, Three Rivers Press, 2002The Best of Strange Horizons: Year One : September 2000-August 2001 (The Best of Strange Horizons, 1) , Lethe Press, 2003The Arrangement: A Novel'', HarperCollins, 2006

Selected Titles At Your Library

Bodies in motion :
ISBN: 006078119X. OCLC Number:

Harper Perennial,. New York :. 2006, ©2005.

The classics professor /
ISBN: 1592400310. OCLC Number:

Gotham Books,. New York :. 2003.

A taste of Serendib :
ISBN: 1590211006. OCLC Number:

Lethe Press,. Maple Shade, N.J. :. ©2003.

Kathryn in the city /
ISBN: 1592400302. OCLC Number:

Gotham Books,. New York :. ©2003.

Aqua erotica /
ISBN: 0609806564. OCLC Number:

Three Rivers Press,. New York :. ©2000.

"18 stories for a steamy bath"--Cover.

Torn shapes of desire :
ISBN: 1885876033. OCLC Number:

Intangible Assets Manufacturing,. Philadelphia :. ©1996.

Silence and the word /
ISBN: 159021014X. OCLC Number:

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"A new collection drawing from the many areas of Mary Anne Mohanraj's work, Silence and the word includes everything from enticing erotica to Sri Lankan-American immigrant tales, from romantic poetry to provocative essays."--Page [4] of cover.

Wet :
ISBN: 0609808974. OCLC Number:

Three Rivers Press,. New York :. ©2002.

The best of Strange horizons :
ISBN: 1590210360. OCLC Number:

Lethe Press,. Maple Shade, NJ :. ©2003.

The arrangement /
ISBN: 0060781203. OCLC Number:

HarperCollins,. New York :. 2006.

Shefali and Roshan embark on a sham marriage to appease their traditional Sri Lankan parents and to hide the fact that Roshan is gay, but their relationship becomes complicated when Roshan falls in love and Shefali decides that she wants a baby.

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