Namita Gokhale is an award-winning writer, publisher and festival director. She is the author of 18 books, including ten works of fiction. Her latest novel, Jaipur Journals, was released in January 2020. Gokhale is a founder and co-director of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival. She is also one of the founder-directors of Yatra Books, a publishing house specialised in translation.