Chart Korbjitti’s novel Carrion Floating By (“หมาเน่าลอยน้ำ” in the original Thai) is on our Teen Shortlist.

Photo of Chart Korbjitti

Korbjitti was born in Samut Sakhon province in 1954. He published his first short story, Nak Rien Nak Leng, when he was 15 years old. He went on to win the SEA Write award two times in 1981 and 1994, and was honorabled named a National Artist in Literature in 2004.

All of Chart Korbjitti’s most popular novels are available in English as well as Thai. These include No Way Out, The Judgement, An Ordinary Story, Mad Dogs and Co. , and Time.

Carrion Floating By cover image

If you’d like to find out more about him, here is a great Thai language interview with Chart Korbjitti, or read a review of Carrion Floating By.