Founder and CEO
Kanishka Gupta runs Writer's Side, the largest literary agency in South Asia. According to Publishersmarketplace rankings, he is currently the highest individual dealmaker in the world for English books. In the six years of his agenting career, he has sold more than 500 books to mainstream publishers. He represents authors who have won awards such as The Emmy, Commonwealth Prize, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, national awards and most of the top Indian literary prizes such as the Crossword Book Prize and the Hindu Literary Prize.