Rachna Sethi is Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Rajdhani College, University of Delhi. She won the Katha Award for translation from Hindi to English in 2004. She has been an Associate at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), Shimla, India from 2013-15, and is currently the Vice President of FORTELL (Forum for Teachers of English Language and Literature), India and was the Secretary from 2009-14. She is also on the Editorial Board of the Fortell journal and has co-edited 9 issues. She has presented papers and published in areas of postcolonial literature, urban studies, oral culture and translation studies.