Aruna Nambiar, once a student of engineering and management, and then a banker, is now a writer and editor based in Bangalore. She is the author of The Monsters Still Lurk, a funny, moving saga of family and ageing, and Mango Cheeks, Metal Teeth, a coming-of-age story and social satire set in 1980s Kerala. The Weird Women’s Club is her third novel. Her short fiction has been published in the ebooks Gender Bender and Lalita Kothandapani and the Heinous Crime, and in various anthologies. She has also written for the coffee table book, Portrait Kerala, and edited fiction and non-fiction for several publishing houses.