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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 designer at Permanent Black, an independent press she runs with Rukun Advani. She lives in Ranikhet, India.