Gita Ralleigh
Name (reversed)
Ralleigh, Gita

<b>Gita Ralleigh</b> grew up reading fantasy adventures that took her to faraway lands. The closest she came was on family holidays to India, where old palaces, ice-capped mountains, monkeys and elephants were part of everyday life. After a career as a medical doctor, she studied for an MA in Creative Writing and published short stories and two poetry books. <i>The Destiny of Minou Moonshine</i> is her debut children's novel. She lives in London with her two children, and teaches creative writing to undergraduates at Imperial College. Twitter: @storyvilled