Nandita Bose is a Bangalore-based writer, poet, editor and occasional reviewer. She has authored five books of fiction including Everglow, Shadow & Soul, If Walls could Weep, The Perfume of Promise, Tread Softly and Dewed, a book of poems. Her writing focuses on human relationships against the backdrop of individual and social dilemmas. They especially detail Indian women’s journeys to self-awareness despite being bound by social sanctions and gender inequalities. Nandita holds a Ph.D. in Aesthetics and has worked as an academician and a performance management consultant.