Meghna Pant is an award-winning author, journalist, feminist and speaker. Her books-The Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Good News, How to Get Published in India, Feminist Rani, The Trouble with Women, Happy Birthday and One and a Half Wife-have been published to commercial and critical acclaim. Pant has been felicitated with various honours and her works have been shortlisted for distinguished contribution to literature, gender issues and journalism. She has won the Bharat Nirman Award, Laadli Media Award, FICCI Young Achiever’s Award, The Lifestyle Journalist Women Achievers’ Award, FON South Asia Short Story Award, Muse India Young Writer Award, Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, Frank O’Connor International Award and the Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Pant has been invited as a speaker for the nation’s biggest literary festivals and conferences, and has appeared as a panellist on primetime news and international channels to discuss gender issues. She has written articles for and been quoted in leading national and international media. She has worked as a business news anchor for Times Now, NDTV and Bloomberg-UTV in New York and Mumbai. Pant currently lives in Mumbai with her husband and two daughters.