Anjana Chowdhury is a British Asian author born and raised in India. She has spent many years in the UK and France working in diverse roles as civil servant, travel agent, English language teacher and charity volunteer. She now lives in Holland with her husband and writes full time. Under the Pipal Tree, her debut novel, was shortlisted in the Yeovil Literary Competition 2014 and won the Cinnamon Press Debut Novel of the Year 2015. Anjana is an English Literature graduate of Calcutta University, and is currently working on her second novel. She likes rap music and ballet.