Ms. Shinie Antony is a writer, editor, and literary adventurer. She has been instrumental in bringing Bangalore to the front of the literary scene. She has spoken at many literature festivals including the one at Berlin. She is an editor at Economic Times and also the Co-founder of Bangalore Literature Festival.

She is a short fiction writer – “Barefoot and Pregnant” and “Séance on a Sunday Afternoon”. She has compiled the anthologies “Kerala Kerala Quite Contrary” and “Why We Don’t Talk”. She has written two novels: “Kardamom Kisses” (2005) and “When Mira Went Forth and Multiplied” (2011). She has also written a book for children, Goddy Tales, and contributed to anthologies “Voices of Change – Extraordinary Life Stories” (Plan India) and “Beantown Boomtown” (on Bangalore compiled by Jayanth Kodkani and Edwin Sudhir). Her latest work is an Amar Chitra Katha novel – “A Kingdom For His Love”.


She has won the Asia region prize from the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association for her story ‘A dog’s death’ in 2003.