Anuradha Roy’s highly praised literary debut, An Atlas of Impossible Longing, is listed by World Literature Today as one of the essential books on India. Since its publication in 2008 it has received internationally recognition, named as one of the best books of the year by Washington Post and The Seattle Times, and has been widely translated. Roy has won several literary awards and nominations for her second and third novels, The Folded Earth and Sleeping on Jupiter. This has established Roy as one our important contemporary literary voices. Playful and lively, Roy writes about the paradoxes and gaps in modern societies. She lives in Ranikhet, India, a town on the foothills of the Himalayas, where she runs the independent Publishing House Permanent Black with her husband.
Roy is represented by Winje Agency in all the Nordic countries.