Mayapee Chowdhury has authored six books and contributed to two anthologies, including the recent Bold Strokes Books collection In Our Words: Queer Stories from Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Writers. Mayapee has also written articles for various journals on a range of topics, writes and performs Spoken Word/Poetry, and has performed in various festivals in the UK. Never afraid to explore her creativity, Mayapee is also a singer and plays guitar, which she incorporates into her performances. Mother of one and an English Lecturer, Mayapee lives in the United Kingdom. When Mayapee is not writing, teaching, or performing, she enjoys sewing and Bollywood movies and is a devoted Madonna fan.