Anu Kandikuppa worked as an economics consultant for many years, most recently as Principal, before she began to write fiction.
Anu’s short stories have appeared or will appear in The Florida Review, Salt Hill, The Normal School, Juked, and many other journals. Her work has twice been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is currently at work on a number of short stories that explore aspects of Indian culture and emerge in a variety of narrative forms.
Anu received her Masters in Fine Arts from the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. She also holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University.
Anu grew up in towns and cities in southern India and has traveled widely in the country. She lives in Boston.