Sumitra Selvaraj


She also started writing creative fiction 3 years ago; her first short story, The Starlight Studio, was published by a South East Asian online literary journal, while ‘Appa’s Mutton Curry’ was awarded runners-up at the 2016 DK Dutt Memorial Prize for Literary Excellence.

She also won the 2018 Short Story Prize at the Asian Women Writers Festival in Singapore for her piece titled ‘Recoil’. Sumitra is the founder of Sarees and Stories, an Instagram platform where she documents her daily Saree wearing habit.