Mohini Gupta is currently a research scholar in language politics at the University of Oxford. She founded the multilingual digital collective Mother Tongue Twisters to promote Indian language poetry for young readers, and curate conversations on literary translation.
Mohini was the Charles Wallace India Trust Translator-Writer Fellow in 2017 for creative writing and translation, hosted by Literature Across Frontiers. An alumna of SOAS University of London, she has been a Research Fellow at Sarai, CSDS; and a translator-in-residence at the Sangam House international writers’ residency in Bangalore. She has written on languages, literature and translation for publications such as Huffington Post, The Caravan Magazine, TheWire.in, Scroll.in, Poetry Translation Centre, and the WorldKidLit Blog. Her English-Hindi translations have been published by Tulika Publishers. She is also a trained Indian Classical (Hindustani) vocalist and a Western Classical pianist.