Paro Anand is a Sahitya Award winner for children’s literature. Her much-acclaimed book, No Guns at my Son’s Funeral was on the IBBY Honor List. A children’s literature activist, she runs a program, Literature in Action through which she works with children, especially those in difficult circumstances. She was invited to speak at the Harvard India Conference, Harvard University, as well as forums in Sweden, Germany, France, Switzerland, Singapore, England, the USA among others. She runs a podcast called Literature in Action on Hubhopper.