Kavita A. Jindal is a prize-winning writer and editor whose work has appeared in anthologies, literary journals and newspapers worldwide and been broadcast on BBC Radio, Zee TV and European radio stations. She is the author of Patina and Raincheck Renewed. Selected poems have been translated into Arabic, German, Punjabi, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian and Ukrainian. Her poem Kabariwala is included in ‘100 Great Indian Poems’ published by Bloomsbury in 2018. In the spring of 2020 her first novel, Manual for a Decent Life, was published by Brighthorse Books. She is the co-founder of ‘The Whole Kahani’ collective of British-Asian writers and in addition she collaborates with musicians, artists and film-makers across a range of projects. Kavita was born in New Delhi, India and resides in London, U.K.