Kavita Bedford

Kavita Bedford is an Australian-Indian writer with a background in journalism, anthropology and literature. She is the 2020/21 Westwords Writer in Residence at The Writing and Society Research Centre at Western Sydney University. Her writing has appeared in Guernica, the Guardian and Griffith Review, and she was a recent Churchill Fellow exploring migrant narratives. Her first novel, Friends and Dark Shapes, will be published by Europa Editions (USA), Text Publishing (AUS) and Edizioni E/O (Italy) in 2021.