Arpita Das is an alumna of St Stephen’s College, Delhi University and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She is the Founder-Publisher of the award-winning independent publishing house based in New Delhi, Yoda Press. In addition to ICT, she teaches an undergraduate creative writing course at Ashoka University and a postgraduate one at Ambedkar University. In the past, she helped set up the Word Lab at the Indian Institute of Human Settlements in Bangalore, and led the Sage School of Publishing courses at various universities and institutions across India. A Board Member of PublisHer (womeninpublishing.org), she writes often on book culture, publishing, popular culture, gender and bibliotherapy for various periodicals and platforms.