Charuphat Petcharavej is a native of Khemmarat district in Ubon Ratchathani province. Several of his short stories have been published in magazines. After the 2006 coup, he published his first short story collection book entitled “อีกา” (Crow). His first novel was titled “เงาเหนือแม่น้ำ” (Shadow Over the River). Charuphat enjoys watching the famous Phet Phin Thong’s comedy show and listening to Mariah Carey’s music.
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