Siddhartha Bose’s books include two poetry collections, Kalagora and Digital Monsoon (Penned in the Margins, 2010 & 2013), and a monograph on the grotesque, Back and Forth (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015). He has been featured on BBC Four, BBC Radio 3 and BBC Asian Network, and was dubbed one of the ‘ten rising stars of British poetry’ by The Times. Sid’s theatre work include Kalagora, London’s Perverted Children, long-listed for an Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust award, and The Shroud. He has made a film on Mumbai, Animal City, and guest-edited a special issue of the literary journal Wasafiri (Routledge, UK/USA) on international urban writing. Siddhartha was a Leverhulme Fellow in Drama at Queen Mary, University of London (2011-13). He is an Associate Artist at Penned in the Margins, and currently teaches at Global Shakespeare (QMUL/Warwick). He lives in London.