Meira Chand

The author of seven previous novels, Meira Chand is of Indian-Swiss parentage. Born and educated in London, she has lived most of her adult life in Japan, apart from some time in India during the seventies. In 1997 she moved to Singapore. She is involved in several programmes to mentor young writers in Singapore, and has recently been writer in residence at Mansfield College, Oxford and also at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia.