Priya Hajela is a fiction writer from Pune. Writing is a second career for her. She graduated with an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College in Vermont on July 2nd 2017. Prior to taking to writing about five years ago, Priya worked in a variety of telecom and IT organizations in marketing and business development roles. She began her career after an MBA from Vanderbilt
University in 1992. Priya lives with her husband and two small dogs. Her son writes for the Raleigh News and Observer and her daughter is a senior at United World College, Costa Rica. Two short stories from Priya’s first collection have been published in a New Delhi based e-magazine called Earthen Lamp Journal. A third has been published in an online journal called
Indian Ruminations. Ladies Tailor is her first book.