Meeta Chatterjee-Padmanabhan is a lecturer in academic language and literacy in Learning Development, University of Wollongong. Her professional interests include English language teaching, doctoral writing; and communication across disciplines. An abiding area of research interest is humour in Indian writing in English, women’s writing and writing produced by the Indian diaspora. She is co-editing an anthology of short fiction and poetry by writers of Indian origin in Australia. She is also working on a collection of her poems.