Anjum Hasan is the author of several novels, which have been praised for the way in which they bring to vivid life the tensions of life in modern India. Her first novel, Lunatic in My Head, was short-listed for the Crossword Fiction Award, and her second, Neti, Neti (Not This, Not This), was longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize.
She is also considered one of the leading poets of her generation, featuring in several recent anthologies of Indian poetry. Anjum has written reviews, short fiction and travel pieces for Tehelka, Mint Lounge, Hindu Literary Review, First City and Outlook Traveller, is the editor of the journal Caravan, and was writer in residence at the University of Kent at Canterbury.
She lives in Bangalore with her writer husband.
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