|photograph by rukun advani|
Anuradha Roy is the author of An Atlas of Impossible Longing and The Folded Earth, as well as Sleeping on Jupiter, which won the DSC Prize for Fiction 2016 and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015. Her latest novel, All the Lives We Never Lived, was published worldwide in 2018 and has won the Tata Book of the Year Award. In 2020, she was conferred the Nilimarani Sahitya Samman for Outstanding Contribution to Indian Literature.
Roy won the Economist Crossword Prize for The Folded Earth, which was longlisted for the Man Asia Prize. Her first novel, An Atlas of Impossible Longing was picked as one of the Best Books of the Year by Washington Post, Huffington Post and Seattle Times. Her books have been translated into over 15 languages including French, Italian, Russian, German, Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew and Portuguese.
She works as a graphic designer at Permanent Black, an independent press she runs with Rukun Advani. She lives in Ranikhet, India.