Srividhya Venkat hopped, skipped, and jumped careers until she came upon her most cherished one: writing for children. A former early childhood educator, she discovered her passion for oral storytelling five years ago. Srividhya is an active member of Story Connection, Federation of Asian Storytellers (FEAST), and Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). She has published seven picture books and contributed to a couple of folktale anthologies. Her picture book, The Clever Tailor, won the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award 2019 and is among the 101 Great Books for Kids (2019) listed by Evanston Public Library and Best Children’s Books of 2019 by Kids Stop Press, India. Her next book, Dancing in Thatha’s Footsteps, releases in fall 2020. She lives with her family in sunny Singapore.