Dayanita Singh, born in New Delhi in 1961. A photo artist her passion is making books. She is the author of Zakir Hussain Himalayan books 1986, Myself Mona Ahmed Scalo 2001, Privacy Steidl 2003. Chairs Steidl 2005, Go Away Closer Steidl 2007, Sent a Letter Steidl 2008, Blue book Steidl 2009, Dream Villa Steidl2010 . Mapfre foundation and Penguin India co published a retrospective book of her works in 2010. Her most recent publication- House of Love Radius books and Peabody press is a book of 11 short stories.