Anita Nair is the critically acclaimed and best selling author of The Better Man, Ladies Coupe, Mistress, Lessons in Forgetting, Cut Like Wound, Idris: Keeper of the Light and Alphabet Soup For Lovers. Her new novel Chain of Custody has just been published. She has also published a collection of poems titled Malabar Mind and a collection of essays titled Goodnight & God Bless and has written two plays and the screenplay for the movie adaptation of her novel Lessons in Forgetting which won the National Film Award for 2012. She was awarded the Central Sahitya Akademi award for her contribution to Children's Literature in 2013. Her books have been translated into 30 languages.
She runs a Creative Writing Mentorship program in Bangalore called Anita's Attic.