Vayu Naidu's publications
The Sari of Surya Vilas (Speaking Tiger: 2017) is about silenced histories - woven, told and sung. It is experienced through a family's secrets, set in colonial Madras and Norfolk.
She explores her next work at SOAS as Research Associate, https://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff108978.php and as a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society. She lives in London with her husband and does research in Chennai.
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Sita’s Ascent (Penguin: 2013) was nominated for the Commonwealth Book Award. Startling and nuanced analysis of the complex relationships from the epic Ramayana (Girish Karnad). It humanises the divine. For a wider readership it was ‘captivating and enthralling…extends Storytelling’ (Jim Crace). This was premiered at Jaipur Literature Festival https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzaNRAl-PSc and at the Literature Festivals of LSE, and Cheltenham.
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Ganesh's Secret Forest
New children book by Vayu Naidu