Anu Kandikuppa worked as an economics consultant for many years before she began to write fiction.
Anu’s short stories have appeared or will appear in Kartika Review, Salt Hill, The Normal School, Juked, and elsewhere. Her fiction has been nominated for the 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 recently received an MFA degree in Writing from Warren Wilson College. She also holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Michigan State University.
Anu grew up in towns and cities in southern India, and has traveled widely in the country. She lives in Boston.