Rakhshanda Jalil is a translator, writer, and literary historian. Her book on the lesser-known monuments of Delhi, Invisible City, continues to be a bestseller. Her recent works include Liking Progress, Loving Change: A Literary History of the Progressive Writers Movement in Urdu, A Rebel and her Cause, translations of The Sea Lies Ahead, Ghaddar and Kaifi Azmi’s poetry, An Uncivil Woman, The Great War: Indian Writings on the First World War, Preeto & Other Stories: The Male Gaze in Urdu and Jallianwala Bagh: Literary Responses in Prose & Poetry. Her latest book is But You Don’t Look Like a Muslim, a collection of 40 essays on religion, culture, literature, and identity. She has been awarded the Kaifi Azmi Award for her contribution to Urdu and the First Jawad Memorial Prize for Urdu-Hindi Translation.