Dhauli Books

Annie Zaidi

Annie Zaidi writes across genre and her body of work includes reportage, essays, fiction, drama, film and graphic storytelling. She is the author of Gulab, Love Stories # 1 to 14, and Known Turf: Bantering with Bandits and Other True Tales, and the co-author of 'The Good Indian Girl'. She has edited 'Unbound: 2000 Years of Indian Women's Writing', and 'Equal Halves'. She is also the winner of The Hindu Playwright Award 2018, for Untitled 1. Her script for a radio play, 'Jam', was the regional (South Asia) winner for the BBC’s International Playwriting Competition 2011. Zaidi works as a filmmaker too. Her first documentary film, 'In her Words: The Journey of Indian Women', traces the lives and struggles of women as reflected in their literature. She has written and directed five fictional short films.