Deepa Ganesh works as Deputy Editor at The Hindu, Bangalore. A student of literature and the arts, Deepa has been closely involved in translation work. Her book on the doyen of Hindustani music Gangubai Hangal, “A Life in Three Octaves” has been published by Three Essays. Her translation of U.R. Ananthamurthy’s short stories won the Sahitya Academy prize. She has served as the editor of the Sahitya Academy journal Aniketana since 2014. Her translation of Gubbi Veeranna’s memoir — the harbinger of company drama in Karnataka — Art is Life, was released earlier this year. She has translated nearly 25 books for Tulika, a children’s publication.