NANDAKUMAR K. started his career as a subeditor at Financial Express after obtaining a master’s degree in economics. Following a career in international marketing and general management, which has taken him to around fifty countries in the world, he now works for a shipping line in Dubai. He has co-translated from the Malayalam M. Mukundan’s novel Delhi: A Soliloquy. He has also translated a short-story collection by Indu Menon, titled The Lesbian Cow, and has retold a selection of stories from the Kathasaritsagara in English (due in 2021). Nandakumar is the grandson of Mahakavi Vallathol Narayana Menon.