Deepa Anappara grew up in Kerala, southern India, and worked as a journalist in cities
including Mumbai and Delhi. Her reports on the impact of poverty and religious violence
on the education of children won numerous awards. She has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, and is currently studying for a PhD on a CHASE doctoral fellowship.
Nizrana Farook was born and raised in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and the beautiful landscapes of her home country find their way into the stories she writes. She has a master’s degree in writing for young people, and lives in Hertfordshire with her husband and two daughters.
Tomasz Jedrowski was born in West Germany to Polish parents and studied law at
Cambridge and the Université de Paris. He speaks five languages and currently lives in
France. Swimming in the Dark is his first novel.