Akhil Katyal is a writer based in Delhi. His most recent book of poems is Like Blood on the Bitten Tongue: Delhi Poems (2020). With poet Aditi Angiras, he co-edited The World That Belongs to Us: An Anthology of Queer Poetry from South Asia (2020). He was the International Writing Fellow at the University of Iowa in Fall 2016. He teaches Creative Writing at Ambedkar University Delhi.