Pratima Balabhadrapathruni is a writer-poet-artist and home maker, who now resides in Mumbai. A winner of the Poetry sans Frontieres poetry prize twice in a row, she also has participated in the 2014 Nonfiction Workshop conducted by the International Writing Program, Univ. Of Iowa. Some of her work has been published online in Dove Journal, Haibun Today, Randomly Accessed Poetry, Otata, Haiku Presence,The Criterion and will also be appearing in tinywords and Contemporary Haibun Online. She also writes under the pseudonym: anna bala.