Siddhartha Bose is a Visiting Lecturer in Creative Writing and Drama at London Metropolitan University. He was a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London (2011–13), where he also completed a PhD. Siddhartha is also an acclaimed poet, playwright and performer whose books include Kalagora and Digital Monsoon. His theatre work includes Kalagora, which had an acclaimed run at Edinburgh Fringe 2011, London’s Perverted Children, long-listed for an Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award, and The Shroud, which premiered in 2014. Siddhartha has performed extensively in the UK and internationally and is a recipient of awards from the Arts Council England. He recently guest edited a special issue of the international literary journal, Wasafiri (Routledge, UK/ USA) and has completed an ethnographic film on Mumbai, Animal City.