Janice Pariat is the author of Boats on Land: A Collection of Short Stories and Seahorse: A Novel. She was awarded the Young Writer Award from the Sahitya Akademi and the Crossword Book Award for Fiction in 2013.
She studied English Literature at St Stephen’s College, Delhi, and History of Art at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Her work—including art reviews, book reviews, fiction and poetry—has featured in a wide selection of national magazines and newspapers.
Her novel The Nine Chambered-Heart is published by HarperCollins India, and forthcoming with HarperCollins UK in May 2018. It is being translated for publication into six languages including Italian, Spanish, French, and German. Currently, she lives in New Delhi with a cat of many names.