Anita Sethi is an award-winning writer, journalist and critic who has written for national and international newspapers and magazines including the Guardian and Observer, Independent, Independent on Sunday, i paper, Daily Telegraph, Sunday Telegraph, Sunday Times, Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The National, New Statesman, Granta, Harpers Bazaar, Times Literary Supplement and BBC Travel among others.
She has pieces forthcoming in new anthologies including Common People edited by Kit de Waal (published Spring 2019), Women on Nature edited by Katharine Norbury (published 2019).
She is also a contributor to the collections Three Things I’d Tell My Younger Self edited by Joanna Cannon (Borough Press, 2018), Seaside Special: Postcards from the Edge edited by Jenn Ashworth (published May 2018), We Mark Your Memory edited by David Dabydeen, Maria del Pilar Kaladeen and(published April 2018), as well as Seasons nature writing anthology edited by Melissa Harrison (2016), Our History of the 20th Century, Solstice Shorts, Roads Ahead and From There to Here: True Tales of Immigration to Britain.
She has been shortlisted for Writer of the Year at the Northern Soul Awards 2018. She is recipient of a Society of Authors grant, Penguin/decibel Prize, Arts Council writing award, and Travelling Fellowship and was a finalist for Journalist of the Year at the Asian Media Awards.
PRAISE FOR ANITA SETHI’S WRITING
On the Seasons nature writing anthology contribution: “Beautiful, really moving”– MELISSA HARRISON
On forthcoming piece in Women on Nature: “Very powerful”
– KATHARINE NORBURY
On contribution to Common People anthology: “Brilliant”
– LOUISE DOUGHTY