Venita Coelho

Venita Coelho Writer has had a career in films, television and books. She is a two time winner of The Hindu award for Best Fiction for Children, for her books ‘All of Me’ and ‘Boy No.32’. The author of 10 published books and a couple of hundred hours of television, her film credits include Karan […]


Varud Gupta

Varud Gupta Writer Varud is the award-winning author of the graphic novel Chhotu: A Tale of Love and Partition (Comic Con India “Best Writer”) and the travelogue Bhagwaan Ke Pakwaan: Food of the Gods (Gourmand for “Peace”). His writing also frequently appears in National Geographic Traveller and Mint Lounge. He began his career as a […]


Tina Thomas

Tina Thomas Writer Tina Thomas is the co-founder of Kokaachi, a visual storytelling house that creates graphic novels and animated films. Her graphic narratives have been published in Mint newspaper and Forbes Life magazine. She has scripted Will you play with me?, an interactive children’s book supported by National Geographic Society. Tina has conceptualised and […]


Suhail Naqshbandi

Suhail Naqshbandi Writer and artist Suhail is an interdisciplinary visual artist based out of Kashmir. He has been working as a visual storyteller for over 20 years as a political cartoonist, illustrator, painter and graphic designer, with a focus on stories of struggle, resilience, resistance and dissent of Kashmiri people. Through his work, he tries […]


Sheela Jaywant

Sheela Jaywant Writer Goan humour-columnist writer Sheela Jaywant’s stories have found their way into anthologies like ‘Quilted – stories of middle-class India’, ‘Liftman and Other Stories’, ‘Indian Voices’, ‘Vanilla Desires’, ‘City of the Gods’, ‘She Writes’, ‘Shell Windows’, ‘Inside Outside’, ‘Carnival’, ‘Bomoicar’ and others. She has written for the Indian Quarterly, RHiME and The Readers’ […]


Sarat T. Rao

Sarat T. Rao Writer Sarat T. Rao is a musician who loves writing speculative fiction. After studying economics, statistics and mathematics for five years, he ended up doing research for a film on Srinivasa Ramanujan. Then he worked at a bank for some time but continued writing. Story-telling merged with film, and he made a […]