Meena Kandasamy

Meena Kandasamy is an activist, poet, novelist, and translator. Her books of poetry include Touch (2006) and Ms Militancy (2010), and her three acclaimed novels are The Gypsy Goddess (2014), When I Hit You (2018), and Exquisite Cadavers (2019). In 2022, she was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature (FRSL) and also awarded PEN Germany's Hermann Kesten Prize for her writing and work as a ‘fearless fighter for democracy, human rights and the free word.’ Her latest published work is Tomorrow Someone Will Arrest You (2023), a collection of political poetry.