Mini Krishnan - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Bio

Mini Krishnan edits translations for Oxford University Press sourcing fiction, plays, travelogues, autobiographies and biographies from 16 Indian languages. She served as Member, Indian Literature Abroad, a Ministry of Culture initiative to promote Indian writers in six UNESCO languages and as PAC Member, National Translation Mission (2006-2013); she was the Founding Editor of the South Asia Women Writers Website hosted by the British Council (2004-6) and Project Editor, Modern Indian Novels in Translation (Macmillan India ,37 volumes,1992-2000 ). Charles Wallace Awardee twice  and Advisor to The Hindu (1992-1998).

MK is the Series Editor of Living in Harmony (classes 1-10) India’s first Peace Education programme for schools. She was member, Peace Education, NCERT, (NCF 2005) ; member, Curriculum Advisory Board 2006-2009) and contributes regularly to Teacher Plus.

She writes two monthly columns for The Hindu: (1) This Word for That in the Literary Review on Translation and (2) Ethics & You in Education Plus.