Amrita V. Nair was born in Kerala, India. Her first collection of poetry, Yours Affectionately, was published in 2009 and received the Jury’s commendation at the Muse India National Literary Awards 2011. In 2013, she received the Jury’s commendation at the Poetry Society of India All India Poetry Competition and was long-listed for the Toto Funds the Arts Writing Award. Her poetry has been published in Indian Literature, Kritya and The Nervous Breakdown. She now lives in Singapore, where she works as a policy researcher.