Arpita Bhawal is a communicator, writer, blogger and guest columnist based out of Bengaluru, India. She writes on a variety of topics related to Communication, Marketing, Branding, Story-telling and Leadership. While her day job as a marketing professional involves writing business-related content, her first love remains fiction. Arpita published her first short story, ‘The Birthday Party’, in 2009 (The Shrinking Woman and Other Stories, Unison Publishers). Vices of Eden, her most recent work which was published in 2014, is an anthology of short fiction. Arpita graduated with Honours in English Literature from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta.