Arun Gandhi is the fifth grandson of Mohandas K. Gandhi, also known as Mahatma Gandhi. A journalist for more than thirty years for the India Times, Arun now writes a blog for theWashington Post. Arun serves as President of the Gandhi Worldwide Education Institute and travels the world speaking to governmental leaders, as well as to university and high school students alike, about the practices of peace and nonviolence. Arun is the author of several books, including the critically acclaimed Grandfather Gandhi picture books, co-authored with Bethany Hegedus, illustrated by Evan Turk (Atheneum/Simon & Schuster). He lives in Rochester, New York.