A novelist, a poet, and a social worker, Shefali Tripathi Mehta has a multifarious professional personality. People on Our Roof is her fifth book and the second work of fiction after Stuck Like Lint (2017).
She has published short stories and poems in anthologies and online. She writes on disability awareness, social issues, travel, and parenting. For close to ten years, Shefali wrote the cover story for the Sunday supplement of the Deccan Herald.
She lives in Bangalore and works with the Azim Premji Foundation. Shefali volunteers with the disability organization, Arushi, and curates Gond art to support tribal artists.
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