Rohini Mohan - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Bio

Rohini Mohan is an Indian journalist who writes on politics, environment and human rights in South Asia.

For over a decade, she has written award winning articles for several publications and websites including Al Jazeera, The New York Times, Foreign Policy, The Economic Times, Tehelka, The Caravan, The Hindu, Outlook, The Wire, New Indian Express, and news channel CNN-IBN. She has lived in New Delhi, Chennai and New York, and is now based in Bangalore, India.

Rohini has a Masters in political journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, New York, and a PG Diploma in Print Journalism from Asian College of Journalism, Chennai.

She speaks four South Asian languages: Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada.

Her first book is the award-winning THE SEASONS OF TROUBLE (2014), a nonfiction account of three people caught up in the aftermath of the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka.