Mamta Sagar is a Kannada poet, playwright, and translator. She collections of poems and plays include Hiige HaaLeya Maile HaaDu (2007), Hide & Seek (2014), and The Swing of Desire (translation of her play Mayye Bhaara Manave Bhaara, 2004). She has edited and translated Beyond Barriers: Slovenian-Kannada Literature Interactions, a trilingual compilation of poems and stories (2011). She has recently translated into Kannada Elif Shafak’s Forty Rules of Love. She has collaborated on her poetry performances with visual artists, musicians, and poets from other languages in India and outside. She was a recipient of the Charles Wallace India Trust Fellowship in 2015. She is participating in Poetry Connections India Wales, a project of Literature Across Frontiers supported by Wales Arts International and the British Council.