7Winner of the Sahitya Akademi's Bal Sahitya Puraskar (2015), Sowmya Rajendran currently works as a Film Columnist at The News Minute. She is the author of many popular Tulika titles for children such as Mayil Will Not Be Quiet, The Pleasant Rakshasa, Aana and Chena, The Snow King's Daughter, Power Cut and School is Cool. Her Mayil Will Not Be Quiet has been much lauded for its taking on issues of gender and identity, in a manner that is relatable to teens and tweens. Sowmya has previously worked with the popular children's magazine, Chandamama.

Sowmya Rajendran is a jurist at the Orange Flower Awards 2017.


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