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BIO

Meghna Pant is a multiple award-winning and bestselling author, screenwriter, journalist and speaker. Recognised as one of India’s best writers by multiple national and international publications, Pant has published eight books to critical and commercial acclaim. These include BOYS DON'T CRY (Penguin Random House, 2022), THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, VERY BAD GOOD NEWS (Penguin Random House, 2021), HOW TO GET PUBLISHED IN INDIA (Bloomsbury, 2019), FEMINIST RANI (Penguin Random House, 2018), THE TROUBLE WITH WOMEN (Juggernaut, 2016), HAPPY BIRTHDAY (Random House India, 2013) and ONE & A HALF WIFE (Westland, 2012). Several of her works are under screen adaptation, including BOYS DON'T CRY and THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, VERY BAD GOOD NEWS, as well as a few other screenplays that she has written. 

Pant has been felicitated with various honours and shortlists for distinguished contribution to literature, gender issues and journalism, including the Bharat Nirman Award, Frank O'Connor International Award, Commonwealth Short Story Prize, Laadli Media Award, FICCI ‘Young Achiever’s Award’, The Lifestyle Journalist ‘Women Achiever’s Award’, FON South Asia Short Story Award, Muse India Young Writer Award and Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award. She lives in Mumbai with her husband and daughters.

SHORT BIO

Meghna Pant is a multiple award-winning and bestselling author, screenwriter, journalist and speaker. She’s been felicitated with various honours for distinguished contribution to literature, gender issues and journalism, including the Bharat Nirman Award, Frank O’ Connor International Award, Commonwealth Short Story Prize and Laadli Media Award. She’s published eight books, including the recent bestseller BOYS DON'T CRY (Penguin Random House, 2022).