Preti Taneja was born in England to Indian parents. She has worked with youth charities and with refugees, and in conflict and post-conflict zones on minority and cultural rights. She teaches writing in prisons and universities. She is the co-founder of the advocacy collective ERA Films and of Visual Verse, an online anthology of art and words. In 2018, she was awarded The Desmond Elliot Prize for We That Are Young.
King Lear of India: Preti Taneja’s “We That Are Young”
Taneja's update of Shakespeare's play is brave and compulsively readable....