Anuradha Roy won the Economist Crossword Prize for Fiction for her novel, The Folded Earth, which was nominated for several other prizes including the Man Asia. Her first novel, An Atlas of Impossible Longing, has been translated into 15 languages across the world. It was named by World Literature Today as one of the 60 most essential books on modern India and was shortlisted for the Crossword Prize. She won the Picador-Outlook Non-Fiction Prize in 2004.
Anuradha Roy's journalism and book reviews have been published in Outlook, India Today, Outlook Traveller, National Geographic Traveller, Biblio, Telegraph, Indian Express, and the Hindu. She works as a designer at Permanent Black, an independent press which she runs with her husband, Rukun Advani. She lives in India.