Krishna Udayasankar

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Dr.Krishna Udayasankar
Native name
கிருஷ்ணா உதயசங்கர்
BornBangalore, India
OccupationLecturer, Author
LanguageEnglish
NationalityIndian
CitizenshipSingapore
Alma materNational Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore
GenreMythopoeia, Historical fiction, Poetry
Notable worksGovinda, Kurukshetra, 3
Years active2012-present
Website
Krishna Udayasankar

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.[1] Her debut novel,Govinda, was a bestseller.

Personal life and education[edit]

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.[2] She lives in Singapore with her husband and her two pet dogs.[3]

Books[edit]

  • 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)[4]- Forthcoming

References[edit]

  1. ^ Udayasankar, Krishna. "The Books". Aryavarta Chronicles. Hachette India. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Academic Profile - Krishna Udayasankar". Nanyang Business School. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  3. ^ Deshpande, Nikita. "Udayasankar". Hachette India. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  4. ^ Shetty, Deepika. "Penguin signs Singapore based author". Strait Times. Retrieved 9 August 2016.

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