|Native name||கிருஷ்ணா உதயசங்கர்|
|Alma mater||National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore|
|Genre||Mythopoeia, Historical fiction, Poetry|
|Notable works||Govinda, Kurukshetra, 3|
Krishna Udayasankar is a Singapore-based Indian author, known for her modern retelling of Mahabharata through the novels Govinda, Kaurava and Kurukshetra. The three books collectively comprise The Aryavarta Chronicles. Her debut novel,Govinda, was a bestseller.
Personal life and education
Udayasankar was born in a Tamil family in Bangalore. She is a graduate of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore, and holds a PhD in Strategic Management from the Nanyang Business School, Singapore, where she presently works as a lecturer. She lives in Singapore with her husband and her two pet dogs.
- Govinda (novel) (Hachette India, 2012)
- Objects of Affection (poetry anthology) (Math Paper Press, 2013)
- Body Boundaries: The Etiquette Anthology of Women's Writing (non-fiction) (The Literary Centre,2013)
- Kaurava (novel) (Hachette India, 2013)
- Kurukshetra (novel) (Hachette India, 2014)
- 3 (novel) (Hachette, 2015)
- Immortal (Hachette India, 2016)
- Buddha (Penguin India, TBA)- Forthcoming
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- Shetty, Deepika. "Penguin signs Singapore based author". Strait Times. Retrieved 9 August 2016.