Subhadra Sen Gupta was born in Delhi and holds a master’s degree in history.
She has been writing since college and has worked as a copywriter in many advertising agencies.
She specializes in historical fiction and non-fiction, travel writing, detectives and ghost stories as well as comic strips.
She has published over twenty-five books for children and adults, with Puffin, Rupa, Scholastic, HarperCollins, Pratham, India Book House and Ratna Sagar.
Three of her books—A Clown for Tenali Rama, Jodh Bai and Twelve O’Clock Ghost Stories (Scholastic)—have won the White Raven Award at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.