Manisha Chaudhry is a leading bi-lingual editor, writer and translator. Having worked in the area of feminist publishing and translation, she has been a publishing professional since 1986. Active in multilingual children's publishing, she has spearheaded many initiatives to promote reading among children and bring equity in primary education. With a firm commitment to working for social change, her work sits in both the activist and literary spaces. She currently heads Manan Books, a publishing house for children, teachers and young people.