Sharmilla Ganesan is a features journalist, culture writer and literary columnist with The Star in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has also written articles for The Atlantic and ScreenPrism.com. Her short fiction can be found in KL Noir: Yellow and Cyberpunk: Malaysia. Sharmilla is a past recipient of the Malaysian Australia Colombo Plan Commemoration Scholarship, to do a master’s degree in communication focusing on film at RMIT University, Australia. She was recently a Fulbright/Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow at the University of Maryland, USA.