K.R. Meera is a multi-award-winning writer and journalist. She is the author of more than a dozen books in Malayalam including novels, novellas, short-story collections, essays and children’s literature. Her novel Aaraachaar, which won the Kendra and the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Awards, was translated by J. Devika as Hangwoman and was shortlisted for the 2016 DSC Prize for South…