Subhash Jaireth was born in India. Between 1969 and 1978 he spent nine years in Moscow studying geology. In 1986 he came to Canberra, Australia. He has published fiction and non-fiction in Hindi, Russian and English. His book To Silence: Three Autobiographies was published by Puncher & Wattmann in 2011. Two plays adapted from the book were performed at the Street Theatre in Canberra in 2012. His novel After Love was release in October 2012.