Divya Ghelani was born in Gujarat and grew up in Leicestershire, England. She holds an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia and an MPhil in Literary Studies from the University of Hong Kong. Her stories and articles have appeared in numerous publications. Last year, the University of Leicester commissioned Divya to research and write a five-part historical flash fiction called AN IMPERIAL TYPEWRITER. She is now converting her story into a film. Divya is also working on her debut novel for which she was the recipient of a Writing East Midlands Mentorship, a Literary Consultancy Mentorship and an Arts Council Grant. An early draft received an honorary mention in the Harry Bowling Prize for New Writing.