Booknerds Podcast with Khyrunnisa A and Sharanya Manivannan at Red Panda Kid's Carnival

14th November 2021

In collaboration with Westland Books, Booknerds hosted authors Khyrunnisa A and Sharanya Manivannan for the Red Panda Kid's Carnival on the occasion of Children's Day. We talked about writing for children, picture books, animal stories, short stories and much more! The session was moderated by Rohan Raj, Co-Founder, Booknerds.



About the Authors
Sharanya Manivannan is the author of the beloved picture book The Ammuchi Puchi (illustrated by Nerina Canzi). She also writes fiction and poetry for adults, including The Queen of Jasmine Country and The High Priestess Never Marries. Mermaids in the Moonlight is her debut as an illustrator, and will be followed by a graphic novel for adults, Incantations Over Water.

Khyrunnisa A. is an award-winning writer of children’s fiction and the author of the hilarious Butterfingers series. Tongue in Cheek: The Funny Side of Life (2019) is her first book for adults. Her latest book for children, The Lizard of Oz and Other Stories (2019), is a collection of delightful animal stories. She writes regularly for the children’s magazine Dimdima and most of the stories in this collection first appeared in that magazine. Her stories, for adults and for children, have been published in various anthologies. She is a full-time writer and lives in Thiruvananthapuram.

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