About The Author

Mallika Naguran is a writer of adult and children fiction

Born in Singapore, Mallika began crafting short stories during college days where she studied English Literature. Over time she has built up a compilation of short stories, which is being published by Penguin Random House (SEA) as an anthology. She is the editor of several storybooks as well.

Mallika has spent more than a decade writing environmental non-fiction. She founded Gaia Discovery, an online publication and Gaia Consult Global, a sustainability consultancy.

Mallika is passionate about nature and the environment, wildlife, music and all things ethnic. She lives in Tasmania and listens to what birds say to each other.


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Bachelor of Arts 

English Language and English Literature,1988

National University of Singapore

Master of Science

Environmental Management, 2013

National University of Singapore


2008 – Founded Gaia Discovery

2015 – Nominee, President’s Environmental Award

2021 – Published the Ramayana: The Quest to Rescue Sita

2021 – Published an adaptation of Peter Pan

2021 – Debut story collection She Never Looks Quite Back published by Random House SEA