Saba Dewan is a documentary film maker and author based in Gurgaon, India. Her work has focused on communalism, gender, sexuality and culture. Saba’s debut book Tawaifnama was supported by a fellowship from the New India Foundation and published in 2019 by Westland. The book has been widely reviewed and invited to several literary festivals across India. In March 2020 Saba won the prestigious AutHer Award 2020 for Non-Fiction for Tawaifnama.