Deepanjana Pal is a journalist and author. She writes about culture, gender, and society. Her writing has appeared in publications like The Atlantic, Caravan, Wallpaper*, Time Out Mumbai, Firstpost, Vogue and India Today. She is the author of The Painter, a biography of Raja Ravi Varma (Random House), and a children’s book titled A Book for Puchku (Storyweaver). Her first novel, Hush A Bye Baby (Juggernaut), is a feminist thriller and has been widely praised. Deepanjana is also an associate editor with the Hindustan Times.