Nimisha Kantharia is a mother, surgeon and writer from Nagpur, India. She writes about the Indian health-care system, parenting, childhood trauma and neurodiversity. Her writing has been published by the literary magazine Lunch Ticket and by the Preservation Foundation on www.storyhouse.org. Her creative non-fiction essay, ‘The Girl with the Turquoise Eye-Shadow’, won the Diana Woods Memorial Award. She writes fiction under the pen name Faye Coutinho and can be found at www.fayecoutinho.com.