Pervin Saket, a Pune-based writer and poet, is the winner of the 2021 Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize. She is the author of the novel Urmila (2016) and of a collection of poems A Tinge of Turmeric (2009). Her short fiction, poetry, and nonfiction have been featured in The Indian Quarterly, Paris Lit Up, Singapore Unbound, Usawa Literary Review, Tiferet Journal, Borderless Journal, The Joao-Roque Literary Journal, The Madras Courier, and others. She co-founded the annual Dum Pukht Writers’ Workshop in 2016. She is also the Poetry Editor at The Bombay Literary Magazine and Managing Editor at The Quarantine Train, a Writing Collective.