Karishma Jobanputra is a writer currently based in London. After earning a BA in Law with Humanities from Warwick University, she received a partial scholarship to attend Columbia University as a Master’s student in fiction. During her final year, she received a Chair’s Fellowship, the Dean’s Travel Grant and taught writing at Gilda’s Club NYC and in the Columbia Summer High School Programme. After graduating, she worked at publishing houses and literary agencies in New York City before moving back to London. Shortlisted for The Disquiet Literary Prize in 2021 and recipient of the 2021 Eilean Shona Writing Retreat Scholarship, her work has featured in The Guardian, Columbia Journal and The Rumpus, among other places. She is currently at work on a novel, a collection of short stories and a collection of personal essays.