Mamta Kalia is an Indian author, teacher, and poet writing primarily in the Hindi language. She completed M.A. in English from the University of Delhi. Her writings focus on the lived experiences of women from the middle-class families in India. She won the Vyas Samman, one of India’s richest literary awards, in 2017 for her novel Dukkham Sukkham. She has also won several other literary awards, including the Yashpal Katha Samman, Sahitya Bhushan Samman, Ram Manohar Lohiya Samman, Mahadevi Varma Samman and the Sita Award. She was felicitated with the KLF Book Award 2020 for “Ravi Katha: Andaaz-E-Bayan Urf Ravi Katha”, Vani Prakashan.