Tejas Desai is an American novelist and short story writer of Indian descent. He is the author of the multiple award-winning, bestselling international crime trilogy The Brotherhood Chronicle (2018-2020) and the acclaimed Good Americans (2013) which Kirkus Reviews called "a solid collection of rare caliber" that "speaks volumes about the human condition and modern life in America." He is the founder of The New Wei literary movement, which he has written about in HuffPost, Neworld Review, Publishing Perspectives and other publications, and he has been featured in several publications including Thrive Global, Buzzfeed, The New York Journal, LA Post-Examiner, The London Post, NYK Daily and many others. It has been written, among other things, that "in the world of literature, Desai has become a superhero, delivering readers the ride of their lifetime." He was born, lives and writes in New York City, where he works as a Supervising Librarian for Queens Public Library.