Anukriti Upadhyay - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
10:30 am
Gandhada Gudi

रेत समाधि से Tomb of Sand तक

Geetanjali Shree with Anukrti Upadhyay and Arunava Sinha

Day 2
11:45 am
Gandhada Gudi

On My Own: Feminism and Finance

Anukrti Upadhyay, Aruna Nambiar, Meghna Pant, Shaili Chopra, Shrayana Bhattacharya with Harish Bijoor


Anukrti has post-graduate degrees in Management and Literature, and a graduate degree in Law. She writes fiction and poetry in both English and Hindi. Her English works, twin novellas Daura and Bhaunri and novel Kintsugi have been published by 4th Estate imprint of Harpercollins in India and have been nominated for awards. She has been awarded the Sushila Devi Award for the best work of fiction written by a woman author in 2020 for Kintsugi. Her Hindi works, a short story collection, Japani Sarai, and novel Neena Aunty, have been published by Rajpal and Sons. Her writings have appeared in,, The Bombay Review, The Bangalore Review, The Bilingual Window and several Hindi publications.

She has worked for global investment banks, Goldman Sachs and UBS, in senior positions and now works with Wildlife Conservation Trust. She divides her time between Mumbai and the rest of the world and when not counting trees and birds, she can be found ingratiating herself with every cat and dog in the vicinity.