Pavithra Srinivasan is a writer, journalist, artist, translator and editor not necessarily in that order. She is fascinated with History, and writes children's fiction for adults. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and she is currently a historical-fiction columnist for Young World, The Hindu’s supplement for children. Her column is named Yester Tales. She’s also an organic farmer and lives in her farm, a tiny village in the Thiruvannamalai District where taps are still seen as luxury items. She writes about her farming adventures in The New Indian Express, under the column How I Met My Farm. She was movie and music critic for rediff.com, and is entertainment journalist with film magazines such as Southscope, Ritz and Inbox1305. She also wrote extensively for Chennai’s lifestyle magazine, Eves Touch, and worked as Fiction Editor with Katha India, a publishing house devoted to translations, where she edited full-length translations of authors such Jeyakanthan, Sundara Ramasamy, Damodar Mauzo, Imayam and others (one of which made it to the long-list of Crossword Awards).