Pranesh Prasad has post-graduate qualifications in law and economics. He has about two decades of policy and leadership experience in international institutions. His previous works include the novels The Ultimate Laugh (2011) which explores terrorism and identity and A Half-Baked Life (2013) which delves into the consequences of genocide and displacement. He writes columns focusing on geopolitics and legal themes for The Huffington Post. He has been a speaker at numerous literary festivals, seminars and conferences. He also teaches creative writing in Asian countries. Apart from writing, he is mostly passionate about animal welfare, cricket, travelling, music and the arts. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.