Reena I Puri - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Sessions

Day 2
10:30 am
Lawns

Into the Street the Piper Stepped: On Children’s Literature

Gautam Padmanabhan, Reena Puri, Sudeshna Shome, Tina Narang with Vidhi Bhargava

Bio

Reena I. Puri, Executive Editor, Amar Chitra Katha, has been with the company since 1991.
Earlier, she worked with various newspapers, magazines and television production houses, even becoming a radio jockey with All India Radio for a short while, till she discovered that writing comics was her forte.
Reena was Associate Editor of Tinkle from 1991 and worked with its founder editor Anant Pai till 2005. During these years she learned from Mr Pai how to communicate effectively with children and use the comics format to convey inspiration, encouragement, hope and joy.
In 2008 she took over as Editor of Amar Chitra Katha and has led the team in the creation of new content for the series. Her special interests lie in story-telling and communicating with children.