Toronto-based literary consultant Meenakshi Alimchandani specializes in South Asian literature and authors. She has curated the South Asian Segment of the Toronto International Festival of Authors as well as the Tartan Turban Secret Summer Readings. She consults for Canadian publishers and promotes well-known authors like William Dalrymple, Gurucharan Das, Amitava Ghosh, M.G Vassanji, Anar Ali, Lisa Ray and Ruby Lal to name a few. She has been a moderator at JLF Toronto 2019: Alichandani has also been a speaker at Jaipur Bookmark and the Apeejay Kolkata Litfest as well as the Kerala Litfest. She is also a coordinator of a book club called Books that Bind that is focussed on diverse and multicultural authors.