Manjula Padmanabhan

Manjula Padmanabhan is a fiction writer, artist, playwright and India’s first woman cartoonist. Her weekly cartoon strip ‘Sukiyaki’ appears in BusinessLine. Her most recent book, The Island of Lost Girls, is a science-fiction novel.

Dancing with demons

Cartooning, stress and laughing at death.

Feb 13, 2019

The red scarf

A short story

Sep 01, 2016

Sep 07, 2013

Latest Articles

The long wait for justice

On the chronic failures of criminal justice in Sri Lanka.

Reading Kashmir

One year after the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, a selection of articles on the region.

The ‘note’ economy

A brief history of English-literature exams in contemporary India.