Arundhathi Subramaniam is a poet. She has worked over the years as poetry editor, freelance arts writer and cultural curator. She is the author of three books of poems, most recently Where I Live: New and Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Publishers, UK, 2009). She is also the author of a biography on a contemporary mystic, Sadhguru: More Than a Life (Penguin, 2010) and a prose work on the Buddha called The Book of Buddha (Penguin, 2005). She has recently edited an anthology of essays on sacred journeys in the country, Pilgrim’s India (Penguin, 2011) and was co-editor of an anthology of contemporary Indian love poems in English called Confronting Love (Penguin, 2005). She divides her time between Bombay and a yoga centre in south India. Ms. Subramaniam’s poetry has been translated into Hindi, Tamil, Italian and Spanish and featured in several national and international journals and anthologies. She has been awarded the Charles Wallace Fellowship, the Visiting Arts Fellowship and the Raza Award for Poetry. Since 2004 she has been editor of the India domain of the Poetry International Web. She has worked at the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Mumbai, leading a discussion-based interarts forum named Chauraha. She has also been Head of Indian Classical Dance at the NCPA. She has written on literature and classical dance for several years. Arundhathi Subramaniam lives and works in Mumbai, Maharashtra.