one of 50 writers to watch - Penguin Random House
Reeta writes poetry and short stories and is writing her debut novel. She is a columnist for Europe's leading lesbian and bi publication DIVA magazine and is Publishing Director of the UK's foremost contemporary South Asian lifestyle magazine Burnt Roti. The latest print edition of Burnt Roti can be purchased here.
Her writing explores themes relating to identity including gender, class, caste and sexuality as a British-born, Indian woman. She is Founder of Gaysians.org, an enterprise that promotes visibility and positive narratives for South Asian LGBT+ people. In 2018 Reeta made her debut entry into the Guardian Pride Power List.
In addition to Burnt Roti and DIVA, Reeta has also featured in Media Diversified, The Sunday Times, BBC, GSN, Sunrise Radio and has been published by Palewell Press.
Reeta used a pseudonym in the media prior to 2017.