Snigdha Poonam

A renowned journalist for The Hindustan Times, Snigdha covers important national affairs in the wide range of Indian Politics, Society and Culture. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian and The Financial Times,

among others. In 2015, her article ‘Lady Singham’s Mission Against Love’ was runner up in the Bodley Head/Financial Times Essay Prize. Snigdha’s recent book, Dreamers: How Young Indians Are Changing Their World, chronicles the journey of six young Indians in small towns and villages as they chase their dreams. Dreamers won 2018’s Crossword Book Award for nonfiction and was listed by The Financial Times and The Hindu as one of the best books of the year.