A poet, fiction writer, translator and academic, Srilata is an Associate Professor (English) at IIT Madras. Based in India, Srilata writes in English and translates from Tamil. She teaches courses in Creative writing and Literature, Her debut novel Table for Four was long listed recently for the Man Asian literary prize and is to be published by Penguin India. Her books include The Rapids of a Great River: The Penguin Book of Tamil Poetry (Penguin/Viking, 2009), an anthology of poems Seablue Child (Brown Critique), The Other Half of the Coconut: Women Writing Self-Respect History (Zubaan) and Short Fiction from South India (OUP).This entry was posted in Alumni and tagged English, fiction, Poetry, Tamil, Translation. Bookmark the permalink.
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