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NEPAL’S FIFTH INTERNATIONAL LITERARY EXTRAVAGANZA
Ira Trivedi is the bestselling author of What Would You Do to Save the World? (2006), The Great Indian Love Story (2009) and There Is No Love on Wall Street (2011). Her latest book and first work of non-fiction is India in Love: Marriage and Sexuality in the 21st century, a landmark book on India’s new social revolution in marriage and sexuality.
Ira’s books have been published by leading publishers like Penguin and Aleph and have been translated into several languages including Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam and Greek.
Ira contributes to a wide variety of publications including Foreign Affairs, Hindustan Times Brunch, Forbes, Outlook, Daily News & Analysis (DNA), The Asian Age, the Telegraph (India) amongst many others.
She is regularly invited to speak to students, youth groups and corporates across the country.
Ira Trivedi has lived all over the world: in four countries, nine cities and three continents. She graduated from Wellesley College, Massachusetts, USA with a BA in economics from and gained her MBA from Columbia Business School, where she won the prestigious Feldberg Fellowship.
In addition to her career as a writer, Ira is also a certified teacher of yoga. She lives in New Delhi, India, with her family.
She had attended the Nepal Literature Festival in 2011.