Mallika Naguran is an author of adult fiction and children’s books. Born in Singapore, Mallika published her first poem when she was ten. In college she began crafting short stories and circulated them among friends in their self-designed magazine.
Mallika authored the Ramayana: The Quest to Rescue Sita and Peter Pan in the POP! Lit for Kids series published by WS Education (an imprint of World Scientific Publishing) in 2021. She Never Looks Quite Back is her first collection of short stories published by Penguin Random House (SEA). She is currently working on another volume of short stories and two novels: fantasy for young adults and environmental fiction for adults.
Mallika has spent more than a decade writing and editing environmental articles as the founder of Gaia Discovery. She is passionate about wildlife, ethnic musical instruments, and the underwater world. She lives in Tasmania where she loses track of time while walking in forests.