MADHU SINGH is an Associate Professor in the Department of English & Modern European Languages at the University of Lucknow, India. Her primary research interests include South Asian literature, Modern Hindi literature, and Indian progressive writing. She also writes on parallel cinema and indian theater. her translations from Hindi to english include works of short fiction by established Hindi writers such as Nirmal Verma, Bhisham Sahni and Muktibodh. She is currently translating Thehre Hue Terah Saal, a Hindi memoir of contemporary socio-political significance.