Selina Sen’s articles have been published in most of India’s leading dailies. She has also worked as a scriptwriter for a documentary series on art and was Correspondent for a Hong Kong-based publishing group for more than a decade. She has lived in Kashmir for three years and travelled extensively in the Valley, both before the insurgency as a student and during it while researching Zoon.
Her first book, A Mirror Greens in Spring, was translated into several European languages and the French version shortlisted for the Prix du Premier Roman. She is working on her third novel, set in Kolkata, in and around the lane where her ancestral house still stands.
Sen lives in New Delhi with her son and a Lhasa Apso who imagines he is a lion.