Anita Anand is a writer and literary translator from Montreal. Her 2022 novel A Convergence of Solitudes was shortlisted for the Paragraphe Hugh McLennan Prize for Fiction. She is also the author of Swing in the House and Other Stories, which won the 2015 QWF Concordia University First Book Prize. Her translation of Nirliit was nominated for the John Glasscoe Award in 2018. Anand has also translated two books by Fanie Demeules, known in English as Lightness and Mukbang. A translation of Là où je me terre by Caroline Dawson is in the works.