MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Art, Boston/ Tufts University, 2004
BFA, Goa College of Art, 1999

Graphic Novels

  • Aranyaka: From Stomach to Ladle (Work-in-progress)
    Westland/ Amazon
  • Sauptik: Blood and Flowers (Parva 2)
    – HarperCollins India 2016 (English)
  • Adi Parva: Churning of the Ocean (Parva 1)
    – HarperCollins India 2012 (English)
    – Au Diable Vauvert  2012 (French)
  • Kari
    – HarperCollins India, 2008 (English)
    – Au Diable Vauvert,  2008 (French)
    – Metropoli D’Asia, 2010 (Italian, titled ‘Nel Cuore di Smog City’)

Work in Anthologies

  • Eat the Sky, Drink the Ocean (Zubaan/Allen&Unwin 2015)
  • Shaping the World: Women Writers on Themselves (Hayhouse 2014)
  • Obliterary Journal (Blaft 2012)
  • Water Myths from Around the World (Tulika 2010)
  • Stories for Girls (Puffin 2008)

Visual Columns

Book of Hours, (bimonthly) National Geographic Traveller (India) 2014 – 2017
Babel Fish,
(monthly) First City magazine 2008-2013
Butterflying, (weekly) Navhind Times 1998-99

Work experience

Speaker, Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS), Paris (2017)
Guest lecturer at École européenne supérieure de l’image (EESI), Angouleme, France (2012-present)
Guest lecturer at National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad (2013-present)
Guest lecturer at University of Caen, France (2015)
Guest lecturer at IIT Gandhinagar (2013)
magazine, Co-Founder, Editor, 2007-2012
Gallery talk lecturer, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, 2003-04
Copywriter, Enterprise Nexus (Lowe Group), 1999-2000


Nari Shakti Award, Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India 2017
Speaker at Jaipur Literature Festival 2017
Panelist at Times Litfest Mumbai 2016, Hindu Lit for Life 2017
Writing Residency at La Maison des Auteurs, Angouleme (2009, 2014 – 16)
Writing residency + scholarship, Villa Marguerite Yourcenar, France, May-June 2014
Panelist at Commonwealth Games/Scottish PEN Literary event, June 2014
Recipient of the CNL grant (France) for writer/visual artists  July 2012
Speaker at the Comica London International Comic Festival, London 2012
Panelist at Internazionale Festival, Ferrara (Italy), 2011
Panelist at Salone del Libro Torino (Italy), 2010
Panelist at ‘Free the Word!’ Festival, UK 2010
Awarded a TED fellowship, 2009
Panelist at London Book Fair 2009
Artist Grant from Embassy of France, New Delhi, 2009
Kari shortlisted for the Shakti Bhatt First Book Award, 2008


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