Devapriya Roy

Devapriya Roy is the author of two novels 'The Vague Woman's Handbook' and 'The Weight Loss Club'. Her account of travelling through India on a very very tight budget, co-written with Saurav Jha, 'The Heat and Dust Project: the Broke Couple's Guide to Bharat', debuted at no.1 on the Hindustan Times-Nielsen list.

Her latest book is 'Indira', a graphic biography of Indira Gandhi, created along with artist Priya Kuriyan. She is an alumna of Presidency College, Calcutta, and Jawaharlal University, New Delhi, where she spent many years in pursuit of a PhD on the Natyashastra.