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Bidisha is a journalist, critic and broadcaster for the BBC, Channel 4 and Sky. She does outreach work in UK prisons, refugee charities and detention centres. In 2013, she became a trustee of the Booker Prize Foundation. Her fifth and most recent book is 'Asylum and Exile: Hidden Voices of London' (2015). Her poetry has been published by Wasafiri magazine, Seagull Books, Saqi Books, English PEN and Young MWA magazine and performed internationally; she reviews poetry for BBC Arts and Poetry Review and writes for The Guardian, The Observer and the Times Literary Supplement.