Lilledeshan Bose was born in Baguio and raised in Manila, Philippines. She graduated with an English degree (major: creative writing) from the University of the Philippines in 1997.
Her works of fiction, essay and poetry have been published in magazines, books and newspapers in the United States, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Finland and China. In 2002, she published the teen novel “Una and Miguel: A Long Shot at Love.”
Bose has dabbled in film, music and performance poetry. These days, she obsesses over concert photography and yoga.