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Chital was born and raised in India. ​She completed her MFA in creative writing with fiction emphasis from Lindenwood University in 2019.  Her short stories have appeared in Landlocked literary magazine, Sangam magazine, The Noyo Review, and Oyez Review. Her essay about her experience with miscarriage has appeared in a parenting anthology series - Keeping Under the Wraps. Her story 'The Weight of Happiness' emerged as a Finalist for the Pinch Literary Awards 2022 - Fiction. 

 

She is a recipient of the Robert Haydon Scholarship. She was recently chosen as a mentee for AWP's  Writer to Writer mentorship program Fall 2021. Her story 'The Burning' received an honorable mention in the Iron Pen Contest 2022.

In the past, she has worked as a Software Engineer in Chennai and Charlotte. Currently, she is working on a novel and a collection of short stories based on Asian immigrant themes. She lives in Delaware with her husband and children. 

 

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