Suchitra Ramachandran is a writer and translator. She writes fiction in Tamil and translates between Tamil and English. Her work has appeared in journals including Asymptote and Narrative Magazine. She won the Asymptote Close Approximations Prize for Fiction Translation in 2017. Suchitra was selected under the South Asia Speaks mentorship programme for 2022, where she was mentored by Arunava Sinha. ‘The Abyss’, a translation of Tamil writer B.Jeyamohan’s novel ‘Ezhaam Ulagam‘ will be her first full-length translated work to be published (Juggernaut, 2023). ‘Oli‘ (January 2020), a collection of short stories marked her debut as a writer in Tamil. Suchitra lives in Basel, Switzerland.
Periyamma’s Words (Asymptote Fiction Prize, 2017)
Priyamvada is an impact investor and translator, based in Chennai, India. Her first book-length translation, ‘Stories of the True‘, a translation of Tamil writer B. Jeyamohan’s short story collection ‘Aram‘, was selected under the South Asia Speaks mentorship programme for 2021, where she was mentored by Arunava Sinha. The book was published by Juggernaut Books in 2022. In 2022, she was selected as a mentee in the American Literary Translation Association (ALTA) mentorship program, and is translating a novel with the guidance of award-winning translator Kareem James Abu-Zeid.
Stories of the True on Amazon.