Tishani Doshi

Tishani Doshi was born in Madras in 1975 to Welsh-Gujarati parents. A poet, dancer and writer, her first novel, The Pleasure Seekers (Bloomsbury) was shortlisted for the Hindu Best Fiction Award, and longlisted for the Orange Prize and the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Countries of the Body won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection in 2006. Her second poetry book Everything Begins Elsewhere is published by HarperCollins (India), Bloodaxe (UK) and Copper Canyon (USA).


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