Anjum Hasan is the author of the novels Big Girl Now, Lunatic in my Head, the short story collection Difficult Pleasures, and a book of poems Street on the Hill. She has been nominated for various awards including the Man Asian Literary Prize, the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature, the Hindu Best Fiction Award and the Crossword Fiction Award. Her short stories, essays and poems have appeared in Granta, Griffith Review, Wasafiri, Los Angeles Review of Books, Asia Literary Review and The Bloodaxe Book of Contemporary Indian Poets. Hasan is books editor of Caravan, India’s leading magazine of long-form reporting and essays. She lives in Bangalore.