|Known for||Dalit short stories|
Gogu Shyamala was born in 1969 in Peddemul village in Ranga Reddy district. Her parents are agricultural workers. She was also the leader of a vetti (unpaid labour) team that worked for the local landlord. 
She is a researcher at Anweshi Centre for Women Studies. she writes for publications like Bhumika, Prasthanam, Pratighatana, Mana Telangana, Praja Kala Mandali and Nigha.
- Tharu, Susie; K, Satyanarayana (2013). Steel nibs are sprouting: New Dalit writing from South India. India: HarperCollins Publishers. ISBN 9789350293768.