Described as 'one of the finest poets writing in India today' (The Hindu, 2010), Arundhathi Subramaniam is the award-winning author of twelve books of poetry and prose. Widely translated and anthologised, her book, When God is a Traveller (2014) was the Season Choice of the Poetry Book Society, shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize. She has worked over the years as poetry editor, freelance arts writer and cultural curator. She is the author of three books of poems and Where I Live: New and Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Publishers, UK, 2009). She is also the author of a biography on a contemporary mystic, Sadhguru: More Than a Life (Penguin, 2010) and a prose work on the Buddha called The Book of Buddha (Penguin, 2005). She has edited an anthology of essays on sacred journeys in the country, Pilgrim’s India (Penguin, 2011) and was co-editor of an anthology of contemporary Indian love poems in English called Confronting Love (Penguin, 2005).