Radhika Swarup

Radhika 150 x 150

Radhika Swarup spent a nomadic childhood, growing up in India, Italy, Qatar, Pakistan, Romania and England, which gave her a keen sense of place and for the dispossessed. She studied at Cambridge University and worked in finance before turning to writing. She has since written for Indian broadsheets and the Huffington Post, and contributed short stories for magazines including the Edinburgh Review. Her debut novel, Where the River Parts, following a Hindu-Muslim couple during the traumatic Partition of India and Pakistan, was published in 2016. It was selected for the Sainsbury’s Summer Book Club in the UK, and as one of Amazon India’s Memorable books of 2016.


Fiction writer:

  • Historical
  • Literary
  • Isolation
  • Exile.


I’m offering three hours of mentoring. I’m happy to read 5,000 words of a story / novel, and then to spend two hours discussing the work, and any questions the mentee may have on the publishing process.


  • In person
  • By email


London / New Delhi