Published Work

Here is a list of my stories/articles that have been published.



Avani and the Pea Plant - Pratham Books, Published Feb 2016


The Awakening - Winner of the DNA-Out of Print Short Fiction Award. -  Link1 and Link 2 and Link 3

"Kanchenjunga" - winner of the Tagore-O'Henry Short Story Contest conducted by Final Draft Editing and Publishing [Link]

"The Story Lady" First Prize Winner in the Fiction for Children category, Unisun - Reliance TimeOut Competition 2011.  (Picture book Available on Flipkart and in Reliance TimeOut outlets)

Special Mention in the Sunday Herald Short Story Competition 2011 [Link]

3rd Prize in the  Sunday Herald Short Story Competition 2008 [Link]



A Feature in The Hindu  - Nov 25, 2011

Interview with Chillibreeze  - Aug 2012



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Communication while living together, insect style May 2015
Seismic Intensity Map of South India for Estimated Future Earthquakes March 2015
SERIIUS - Leading the world into a solar-energy based future, March 2015

Science picture book for children with Pratham Books, Bangalore, India (To be published)
Developed a story and activity book on the relationship between Fig trees and fig wasps for Nature Science Initiative, Dehradun, India. (To be published.)
Compiled 100 science experiments for children for excalibEr solutions, Bangalore, India.

Getting Confidential - August issue - Brainwave, 2015
The Water Cycle and Rainstick  - July issue, Brainwave, 2015
Aliens - June Issue, Brainwave, 2015
The History of the Atom - May Issue, Brainwave, 2015


Fuddy-Duddies - Distant Echoes Anthology, Feb 2015

"The Appraisal" - Reading Hour, Jan 2015

Blink - Out of Print, Dec 2014

Homecoming - Papercuts, Desi Writers Lounge, Nov 2014

"A Killer on a Coconut Tree" - New Asian Writing Anthology 2014, Nov 2014.

The Awakening - Just Before Monday, DNA, July 2014 [Winner of the DNA-Out of Print contest]

Interlude - Earthen Lamp Journal, July 2014

At the Wedding - Open Road Review, May 2014 [In the final shortlist for the short story prize.]

The Connoisseur - Women's Web, Jan 2014

Kanchenjunga - Winner, Tagore O'Henry Short Story Contest, Oct 2013

Duet - Helter Skelter Anthology of New Writing, Sept 2013

The Star - eFiction India, Aug 2013 - Read it here.

"Hardly a walk in the park" - short story in Pageturners' Across the Ages anthology

"It's A Small World!"  published in the short story anthology "Two is Company" - Released in Jan 2011 - Unisun Publications

 "All that Glitters..."  - Sept 18, 2011

"The Guide" - May 3, 2009

"Letting Go" - Joyful!

Creative Non-Fiction:
Bangalore - Spark Magazine, Dec 2015


Greenwich: The Home of Time - Mint Lounge, Feb 7, 2015

Kukkarahalli Lake | A secret muse - Mint Lounge, Sep 27, 2014

Hangwoman by KR Meera (Book Review) - Women's Web, Aug 28, 2014

Here comes the God of all things - DH Living, Aug 23, 2014

Landour, Uttarakhand: Writer on the Hill - Mint Lounge, Aug 2, 2014

Mussoorie: Debris of an Odyssey - Mint Lounge, Jul 5, 2014

Overcoming June Jitters - DH Living, May 2014

What to do this summer - DH living, Apr 2014

Everything you wanted to know about Freelance Journalism (book review) - Women's Web, Apr 2014

Healthy Competition - an oxymoron?  - Complete Wellbeing, February 2013

Book review of The Bad Touch by Payal Shah Karwa - Women's Web, Feb 4, 2013

How to track payments - Women's Web, Jan 20, 2013

How Indian Women can benefit from Free Online Courses - Women's Web, Dec 30, 2013

It's virtually anytime meet-up in the gizmo world - DH Living, Deccan Herald, Nov 30, 2013

Time Saving Cooking Tips - Women's Web, Oct 16, 2013

A walk along Thames - Sunday Herald, Jun 30, 2013

Reviving good old fun - DH Living, May 18, 2013

How to write a cover letter for a job - Women's Web, May 7, 2013.

There are humans next door, you know - DH Living, Deccan Herald, April 27, 2013

An easy ride at your fingertips - City and Neighbourhood, The Hindu, Mar 21, 2013

Praise the effort - Deccan Herald Living, Mar 9, 2013

More active than their grandchildren - City and Neighbourhood, The Hindu, Mar 7, 2013

A myriad books in multiple languages - City and Neighbourhood, The Hindu, Feb 28, 2013

They invite you to join their family - City and Neighbourhood, The Hindu, Feb 14, 2013

"Carving out a bit of history." Sunday Herald, Sept 16, 2012

"A Flight of Adventure" - Right in the Middle, Deccan Herald, Nov 25, 2006

Children's Fiction:

Wrote the words for a graphic novel on the educationist Gijubhai Badheka, for Azim Premji Foundation, Bangalore,  India (To be published)

The great jungle debate - Written for Pratham Books' Retell, Remix and Rejoice.

Noisy, Scary Monsters - Deccan Herald Student Edition,  June 22, 2012

"The Scary Eerie Screech" - Open  Sesame, Deccan Herald, Aug 12, 2011

"Amma's Birthday Gift" - Open Sesame, Deccan Herald, Mar 5, 2010

"Sweetmeat Sankranti"  - Open Sesame, Deccan Herald, Jan 8, 2010

Children's Non-Fiction

Fold it Up - Young World, The Hindu, January 15, 2013

 Happy Tree-spotting! - Open  Sesame, Deccan Herald, March 16, 2012

"Are there reasons behind rhymes?" - Open Sesame, Deccan Herald, Sept 18, 2011


Translated articles dealing with Work in Education from Hindi into English - Learning Curve, March issue, Azim Premji University, 2015

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