Satyanand Nirupam is a young writer, poet and editor. After completing his M.Phil. from Delhi University, he worked with the NCERT as a research associate. He is currently working with Delhi Press as Associate Editor (Sarita). Previously he has worked with Penguin Hindi as Editor and steadily built a list of important titles focusing exclusively on original works. He plays an active role in promoting a book-reading culture in Hindi through all possible media channels. He is a member of the Program Advisory Committee, India Habitat Centre and coordinates a bimonthy Poetry Reading series, Kavi ke Sath. In 2010 he was a coordinator and one of the concept developers for Bahastalab, the popular debate series.