"I write about all women. I find most women in art described in extremes, as villains or heroes, fat or thin, married or single, mothers or not. There is nothing I enjoy more, than observing the unremarkable in-between. Sometimes, I write about men too."
Disha Bose lives in Ireland but was born and raised in India. She studied English Literature and Journalism, then worked in the Tech industry for a few years, in India and London. She returned to writing, when she was accepted to the master’s in creative Writing program at University College Dublin where she was mentored by Anne Enright, Lia Mills and other successful novelists and poets.
She was shortlisted for the DNA Short story prize for 2016, and her poetry and short stories have appeared in The Incubator Journal, The Galway Review, Cultured Vultures, and Headstuff. Her travel pieces have appeared in The Economic Times ofvIndia and Coldnoon.
Her debut novel, Dirty Laundry a domestic noir, exploring themes of motherhood, friendship and immigration was pre-empted by Katie Loftus at Viking in a six-figure deal. US rights were pre-empted by Andra Miller at Ballantine.
Dirty Laundry: Viking (UK Ireland, Commonwealth), Ballantine (US), Zysk I S-Ka (Poland)
Western European enquiries to Vicki Satlow Literary Agency for: France, Germany, Holland, Italy