SPEAKERS

Madhavi S Mahadevan
Author

Madhavi S.Mahadevan is an award winning novelist, short story writer, author of children’s books, translator and editor. Mahadevan became a published author when her adventure novel Emerald Lingam won first prize in the National Competition for Children’s Writing in her late twenties. Subsequently she went on to publish two collections of short stories including Paltan Tales (2006) and Doppelganger: Short stories (2014). 

Her other works include The Kaunteyas and Bride of the Forest: The Untold Story of Yayati’s Daughter which won the Auther Award 2021 in the Best Author Fiction category for her.