Babitha Marina Justin is an academic, writer and artist. She took her PhD in travel writing and gender studies from the University of Hyderabad and an M Phil in Centre for Linguistics and English, School of Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Since then she has been teaching literature and language in various parts of India, like the Northeastern Hill University, Meghalaya and the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
She has published five books including two volumes of poetry. She has many poems and short stories published in international journals