Tabish Khair was born and educated in India, and now lives in Denmark, where he teaches at Aarhus University. During the present virus crisis, he rewrote 21 Shakespeare sonnets as a commentary on the times: Quarantined Sonnets: Sex Money and Shakespeare (2020). Published by Kitaab, Singapore, the profits will be donated to a ‘Covid’ charity in Singapore. His recent novels include Night of Happiness (2018), Just Another Jihadi Jane (2016; 2017), and How to Fight Islamist Terror from the Missionary Position (2014). Translated into several languages, his work has won or been shortlisted for around 20 poetry, fiction and non-fiction prizes in seven countries.