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Sharang Biswas is a writer, award-winning game designer, and internationally exhibited artist based in NYC. He is best known for his roleplaying game Feast, which was awarded an IndieCade award, an IGDN award, was exhibited at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, and was adapted for live, festival audiences. Following that, Verdure, his solo game about witchcraft and salad-making, won an IGDN award and was exhibited both at the Flow Gallery and the Toronto Reference Library. His game design interests are wide: his boardgame Mad Science Foundation (co-designed with Max Seidman) was published in 2016 by Cryptozoic Entertainment, he has published numerous pieces of interactive fiction in Sub-Q magazine, and he frequently produces immersive & interactive theatre in New York. Sharang writes about games and interactivity for a variety of publications, and teaches and lectures about similar topics at various museums and universities, including the Museum of the Moving Image, where he is currently Game Artist in Residence at the Education Department. He is the co-editor of the upcoming Strange Lusts / Strange Loves: An Anthology of Erotic Interactive Fiction (Strange Horizons)