Cauvery Madhavan was born in India and moved to Ireland thirty-three years ago. She is the author of three books of fiction—Paddy Indian, The Uncoupling and The Tainted. The Tainted was awarded the runner-up prize in SAHR (Society for Army Historical Research) Prize for Military Fiction.
Cauvery has written for the The Irish Times, Irish Independent, Evening Herald, the Sunday Tribune, The Phoenix and Travel Extra. She lives with her husband and three children in County Kildare and is working on her fourth novel.