Tishani Doshi is an award-winning poet, novelist and dancer. In 2001, at the age of 26, she had a chance encounter with the legendary dancer Chandralekha in Madras, which led to an unexpected career in dance. For the past 15 years she has been working with the Chandralekha dance troupe performing in the legendary dancer’s final choreography, ‘Sharira’. She has published five books of fiction and poetry. Her most recent book is The Adulterous Citizen (2015).