S.A. Chakraborty is a speculative fiction author that is best known for ‘The Brass City’. Shannon has garnered a reputation for writing fantasy centered on and around Islamic mysticism and the legends of the Middle East.


S.A. Chakraborty came onto the scene at a time when Middle Eastern fantasy fiction was a rarity on the literary stage. A native of New Jersey and a wife and mother, Shannon has loved fantasy for as long as she can remember.

To be more precise, Shannon has loved reading for as long as she can remember. Over time her interests have transformed. The author has a thriving interest in Middle Eastern matters.

You are likely to find her on social media engaging in discussions about politics, Islam, history and their relation to art.

A history buff, ‘The City of Brass’ put S.A. Chakraborty on the map, showcasing the storytelling potential that lay dormant in Middle Eastern culture.

+Literary career

Shannon A. Chakraborty started her journey to publishing success as an author of short fiction. She garnered the attention of curi