Fiction writer, translator and editor, PrabhatRanjanis writer of ‘Kothagoi’, first book in hindi on the history of tawaif tradition.Has published two collections of short stories ‘Janaki Pul’ and ‘Bolero Class’. and has translated18 books includedAnne Frank’s Diary, MohsinHamd’s novel Moth Smoke, Khushwantsingh’s book ‘Khushwantnama’, etc. Awarded theSahara Samay Katha Samman, PremchandSamman. ABP news best blogger award for the year 2014 for his blog ‘jankipul’. Krishna baldevvaid fellowship for his writing, 2013.Recently received first ‘dwarika Prasad Agrawal bhaskaryuvapuraskar’ of rupees one lakh for the book ‘kothagoi’ during Jaipur literature festival.