Pardeep Toor

Pardeep Toor grew up in Brampton, ON and currently lives in Colorado. His writing has appeared in the Best Debut Short Stories 2021: The PEN America Dau Prize, Catapult, Electric Literature, Longreads, Midwest Review, Great River Review, and Southern Humanities Review. Follow @pardeeptoor


Tony and Jim's - (Southern Humanities Review, 2022)

Dinner Party - (Great River Review, 2021)

Taxi - Best Debut Short Stories 2021: The PEN America Dau Prize (Catapult, 2021)

Taxi - (Midwest Review, 2020)

Disappearing Language: A Reading List on Losing Your Native Tongue (Longreads, 2/24/22)

In 1990; Butler, Pennsylvania (Catapult, 11/16/21)

Professional Wrestling Was the Language I Shared With My Dad (Electric Literature, 2/17/21)
Somebody Loves You by Mona Arshi (Desi Books Review, 2021)

Each of us Killers by Jenny Bhatt (Puerto del Sol, 2020)

The Gimmicks by Chris McCormick (Puerto del Sol, 2020)

No Game for Boys to Play by Kathleen Bachynski (Aethlon: The Journal of Sports Literature, 2020)

Best Debut

Taxi first appeared in the Midwest Review and was selected as one of the best debuts of 2021 by PEN America. | Purchase the anthology. | A Conversation about the story and anthology.