Ira Pande

Ira Pande is a writer, translator and freelance editor. Her book Diddi: My Mother’s Voice on her mother, the famous Hindi writer Shivani, was shortlisted for the Hutch-Crossword Award (2005) and her translation of Manohar Shyam Joshi’s T-ta Professor won the Vodaphone-Crossword Award (2009) and the Sahitya Akademi Award (2010). She has also translated Shivani’s Apradhini: Women without Men¸ a collection of interviews with jailed women, and Prabha Khaitan’s autobiography, Anya se Ananya as A Life Apart. She was editor of Biblioand the IIC Quarterly and also worked at the Indian Express, Seminar, Dorling-Kindersley and Roli.
Year: 2019