Nandini Krishnan is a writer, dancer, and stage actress. Her first book, Hitched: The Modern Woman and Arranged Marriage, was published by Random House in 2013. Her journalism has appeared in long-form publications in India and abroad. She is the author of several plays and screenplays. An extract from her novel-in-progress was one of the five winners of theCaravan and Festival des Écrivains du Monde contest, 2014. Nandini lives in Madras with the eight dogs and three cats who own her.