Anjana Menon has been wrestling with words for as long as she can
remember. After doing her Master’s in English Literature, she got sucked
into a journalism career that took her to Southeast Asia and Europe with
She returned to India as one of the founder-editors of the business
newspaper Mint and then ran a national television channel before setting
up her own content strategy consultancy. She has written two books, and
published with both Penguin Random House and HarperCollins.
She is a co-author of What's Your Story? The Essential Business
Storytelling Handbook published by Penguin Random House. It was a
category bestseller for several months.
Her second book, Onam in a Nightie: Stories from a Kerala Quarantine, was
the bestseller on The New Indian Express books list, a must read on
Scroll.com’s list, and category bestseller on Amazon.in, in the travel and
humour sections. Her writing has been compared to RK Narayan and
William Faulkner by critics.
She is a columnist for several business publications including The
Economic Times, Moneycontrol.com, Business Standard among others.
She likes people more than gadgets, dogs even more than people and slow
life over hurried living.
A British national, Anjana divides her time between Delhi and London.
Onam in a Nightie is her debut narrative non-fiction book.
She can be found digitally on @menonanj.