Jerry Pinto

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Jerry Pinto has been a mathematics teacher and a journalist, he is the editor of The Greatest Show on Earth, an anthology of writing about Bollywood. He has also edited Reflected in Water: Writings about Goa. He is the co-editor, with Naresh Fernandes, of Bombay Meri Jaan: Writings about Mumbai and with Arundhathi Subramaniam, of Confronting Love, an anthology of love poems by Indian poets writing in English.

He is also the author of Asylum, a collection of poems; and of Helen; The Life and Times of an H-Bomb, for which he won the National Award for the Best Writing on Cinema, in 2006. He has written a book for children: A Bear for Felicia, and celebrated Bollywood’s poster art in Bollywood Posters. He has co-edited with Rachel Dwyer a collection of essays, Beyond Bollywood. His first novel is expected later this year.

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