Lalita Iyer is an author and journalist based in Mumbai and a Sangam House Fellow. Her book The Boy who swallowed a Nail was a finalist for the Neev Book Awards for children. Her other books include Sridevi: Queen of Hearts, The Whole Shebang and I’m pregnant, not terminally ill, you idiot! She has also edited two anthologies Grandma Tales and Grandpa Tales and contributed to A Book of Light. She has earlier worked at Filmfare as Managing Editor, Hindustan Times as Deputy Editor and is now being raised by two boys, one of whom is feline.