Malathi Rao- Writer
Malathi Rao is a well-known writer. She was born on April 1930 in the Shankarapuram area of Bangalore, Karnataka. She won the Central Sahitya Akademi award for her English novel ‘Disorderly Women’. She got inspiration from reading jane austen, louisa may alcott and others. She spent major part of her career teaching in delhi, She worked as an english lecturer at Miranda House, Delhi university. She moved to bangalore in the mid-nineties, she was a english lecturer at vijaya College, bangalore.
She has written three novels, three collection of short stories, but she became famous with her novel ‘Disorderly woman’