Amruta Patil is a writer and painter with an MFA from School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. She is the author of graphic novels Kari (HarperCollins) and Adi Parva (HarperCollins). Adi Parva is the first part of a mytho-historical trilogy based on the Mahabharata. Live Mint has described hers as "the most original comic strip work...seen in India”. Amruta's books have been translated into French and Italian, and her short works of graphic fiction have appeared in international magazines such as Art Review, TimeOut, Internazionale and Tehelka.
To view Amruta's writing and artwork: amrutapatil.blogspot.com
Amruta Patil will be in conversation with fellow graphic novel authors Samit basu and Appupen in a session, Graphically Speaking, in Chennai on February 16, 2013 at the Sir Mutha Venkatasubba Rao Concert Hall in Lady Andal School.
Entry is free for all sessions.
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