Kajal Odedra is a British Indian writer and activist from the Midlands. She writes fiction and poetry about identity, religion, and politics. She is currently working on her first novel about an Indian immigrant family living in nineties Britain during the rise of New Labour. Her activism has included campaigning on reforming politics, women’s rights, and racial justice issues. She has written opinion pieces for The Guardian and Huffington Post and advises about gender and racial diversity in the tech industry. Kajal’s roots are in India and Uganda, where her parents immigrated from in the 1970s. She is currently living in Hackney, London, and pursuing a Master’s in Creative Writing at Goldsmiths, University of London.