Sampurna Chattarji is a poet, fiction writer, translator, and editor. Her twenty books include the short story collection about Bombay/Mumbai, Dirty Love (Penguin); the novels Rupture and Land of the Well (HarperCollins); translations of Joy Goswami’s poetry—After Death Comes Water and Selected Poems (Harper Perennial); and nine poetry titles, the most recent being Space Gulliver: Chronicles of an Alien (HarperCollins) and Over & Under Ground in Mumbai & Paris (Westland-Context). Her translation of Sukumar Ray is a Puffin Classic. She teaches writing to design students at IIT, Bombay; and is Poetry Editor for The Indian Quarterly. She lives in Thane.