Krishna Udayasankar



Krishna Udayasankar is the author of The Aryavarta Chronicles (Govinda, Kaurava and Kurukshetra), a bestselling series of novels that has received critical acclaim. She is also the author of Immortal, 3 (a novel on the founding of Singapore), and Objects of Affection – a book of prose-poems. Her latest book Beast, an urban fantasy thriller from Penguin-Random House, was optioned by Disney/Hotstar for development into a web-series within days of its release. Penguin-Random House has also taken over the rights for her backlist of 5 novels.

Krishna was also an editor for the anthology, Body Boundaries: The Etiquette Anthology of Women’s Writing (2013), and her work has also been featured in a number of other anthologies, including Twenty Four Flavours and LONTAR #6. In 2019, her work was featured in the short story collection, Magical Women, alongside other contemporary Indian writers.

A graduate of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore, Krishna holds a PhD in Strategic Management from the Nanyang Business School, Singapore. She has many peer-reviewed journal articles and has authored two textbooks: International Business: An Asian Perspective and Global Business Today.

Krishna lives in Singapore with her family, which includes three bookish canine-children, Boozo, Zana and Maya, who are often to be found at her laptop, trying in vain to make her writing better.

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