Keki N. Daruwalla is one of India’s foremost poets and writers. His 10 volumes of poetry include Under Orion, The Keeper of the Dead, winner of the Sahitya Akademi Award, Landscapes, winner of the Commonwealth Poetry Award, Asia, Night River and The Map-maker. His first novel, For Pepper and Christ, was shortlisted for the 2010 Commonwealth Fiction Prize. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2014. Most recently, he was honoured with the Poet Laureate award at the 2017 Tata Literature Live! Mumbai Litfest. His work has been translated into Spanish, Swedish, Magyar, German and Russian.