Arpita Bhawal is a writer, blogger and guest columnist based out of India. Her first short story, ‘The Birthday Party’, was published in 2009 as part of an anthology (The Shrinking Woman and Other Stories) by Unison Publishers. While her day job involves writing ‘serious stuff’ in the corporate world, her first love remains fiction. Arpita graduated with Honours in English Literature from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta. Vices of Eden is her first anthology of short stories.