Showing speakers from S to Z (all speakers listed alphabetically)

Saattvic

Saattvic

Qissago Saattvic is an Oxford-educated economist who works at a law firm, moonlights as an actor, starlights as a tabla player, torchlights as a playwright, candlelights as a singer and fairylights as a film-maker.

Samina Mishra

Samina Mishra

Samina Mishra is a documentary filmmaker, writer and teacher based in New Delhi. She has a special interest in media for and about children. She hopes that her stories help children make sense of the world.

Samina Mishra

Samina Mishra

Samina Mishra is a documentary filmmaker, writer and teacher based in New Delhi. She has a special interest in media for and about children. She hopes that her stories help children make sense of the world.

Sharad Kohli

Sharad Kohli

Sharad Kohli figured out early on he would never be as talented as Tansen, so was happy to settle for a life enjoying Hindustani Classical music. He is drawn to nature, music and books, and travels where his heart (and, occasionally, his mind) takes him.

Siddhartha Sarma

Siddhartha Sarma

Siddhartha Sarma is an Indian English novelist and journalist from Assam and the author of the young adult novel The Grasshopper’s Run, set against the Second World War in Assam and Nagaland. It won the 2009 Vodafone Crossword Book Award in Children’s Literature category and, in 2011, was shortlisted by the Sahitya Academy for its Bal Sahitya Puraskar.

Srividhya Venkat

Srividhya Venkat

Srividhya Venkat hopped, skipped and jumped careers to find the one she’s most passionate about – writing and storytelling for children. She often wishes that houses were made with books, not bricks.

Stephen Aitken

Stephen Aitken

Stephen Aitken loves books! He writes books. He makes pictures for books. And, he buys way too many books. His house is full of – you guessed it – books! He thinks he is a bookie monster!

Sudarshan Khanna and Surabhi Khanna

Sudarshan Khanna and Surabhi Khanna

Professor Sudarshan Khanna was Principal Designer, Chairman of Education & Research and Head of Toy Innovation Centre at the National Institute of Design (NID). He has written three children’s book – Joy of Making Indian Toys, Dynamic Folk Toys, Toys & Tales with everyday material. Surabhi Khanna is a design nut, with some play and bountiful search.

Sumi Chandrasekharan

Sumi Chandrasekharan

Sumi Chandrasekharan grew up spending her summer holidays with her cousins listening to their grandmother’s stories. She told some of those stories to her two children and has now adapted her favourite one, Kozhukatta, into a book.

Sylvia Sikundar

Sylvia Sikundar

Sylvia Sikundar is based in Canada. She loves writing children’s books. She also plays pickleball which is a new sport combing bit of tennis, badminton and ping pong all mixed together like a pickle.

Vaishali Shroff

Vaishali Shroff

Vaishali Shroff is the author of The Adventures of Padma and a Blue Dinosaur, Raindrops, Ari, The Missing Bat and Purple Turtle pop-up books, among others. Many of her poems and stories are part of the CBSE curriculum. At the moment she has gone piggy-back on a blue dinosaur into space and hopes to land back on earth like a meteoric fireball of stories!

Veronika Resslova

Veronika Resslova

Veronika Resslova, born in 1973 in the Czech Republic, is a language teacher, freelance artist and curator who currently works as Czech Visiting Lecturer at the University of Delhi. She is interested in visual art, linguistics and Mahayana Buddhism.

Wendy Cooling

Wendy Cooling

Wendy Cooling has been involved in a range of projects to promote reading – in the UK and worldwide. She has edited collections of stories and poems and has received many awards.

Yann Degruel

Yann Degruel

Yann Degruel transforms himself into an “immobile traveller” through his books and shares the fruits of his literary escapades with the reader. His inspiration comes from a strong taste for adventure and the joy of designing a story.