Thomas Manuel is an award-winning playwright and journalist. As a journalist, he was written for Lapham’s Quarterly, The Nib, The Wire, Nature Index, and the Hindu among others. His work includes everything from science writing to non-fiction comics. His play, Hamlet and Angad, won the Hindu Playwright Award in 2016. He has also worked on multiple tabletop roleplaying games including Orun, an afro-futurist space opera game.