PERVIN SAKET was shortlisted for the Random House India Writers Bloc Award 2013 and is the author of a novel Urmila (Jaico, India, 2016), of a children’s series Adventures @ Miscellaneous Shelf Four and of a collection of poems A Tinge of Turmeric, (Writers Workshop, India, 2009). Her novel has been adapted into an acclaimed dance drama featuring classical forms of Odissi, Bharatnatyam and Kathak. Pervin’s short fiction has appeared in Journeys (Sampad, UK, 2010), Breaking the Bow – Speculative Fiction Inspired by the Ramayana, (Zubaan, India, 2012), The Asian Writer Collection (Dahlia, UK, 2010), Aliens (Prime Books, USA, 2013), Earthen Lamp Journal (2014), Khabar, Love Across Borders – An Anthology by Indian and Pakistani Writers, Page Forty Seven and others. Pervin’s poetry has been featured in Kritya, Platform, The Binnacle (University of Maine, USA), Veils, Halos and Shackles, Helter Skelter and elsewhere. She is a certified Creative Writing Trainer from British Council and a Consulting Editor with Ratna Sagar P. Ltd., where she works on developing academic books.