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Shalini Srinivasan

Email: [email protected]

Shalini Srinivasan teaches at the school of Liberal Studies, APU. Her research focusses on comics. She also writes fiction, mostly for children.

Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, Department of English, University of Hyderabad
  • MPhil, English, EFL University
  • MA English, EFLU
  • BA, Bangalore University


Areas of Interest

Comics, children’s fiction, speculative fiction.

Research Interests

Comics, nonsense verse, popular culture

Publications and Writings
  • Academic: “Things and Trauma in Joe Sacco’s Safe Area Goražde.” Rupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities 9 (4), December 2017.

Shalini Srinivasan has published several comics with Amar Chitra Katha. She also writes fiction for children and adults. Some of these are –

  • ‘Road: A Fairy Tale’. Strange Horizons. May 2019.
  • ‘The Monster at the End of Physics.’ In Strange Worlds! Strange Times! Amazing Sci-Fi Stories. Ed. Vinayak Varma. Speaking Tiger/Talking Cub, 2018.
  • Shoecat Thoocat. Pratham, 2018.
  • The Case of the Missing Water. Pratham, 2018.
  • Kaakasaurus. Pratham, 2017.
  • Gangamma’s Gharial. Puffin, 2016.
  • Vanamala and the Cephalopod. Duckbill, 2014.
On-going Projects
  • Shalini Srinivasan is working on a couple of picture books with Pratham at the moment, and a very slow novel.

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