Gita Ramaswamy is a social activist and writer. She works for the “Hyderabad Book Trust”, a not-for- profit Telugu publishing collective. She has published both in English and Telugu, has authored India Stinking (2005) and co-authored Taking Charge of Our Bodies (2004), On Their Own (2005), and the The Oxford India Anthology of Telugu Dalit Writing (2016). She has also translated Devulapalli Krishnamurthi’s autobiography Ooru, Vaada, Batuku into English as Life in Anantharam (2016). She
has recently published an anthology of Gauri Lankesh’s writings in Telugu.