Radhika Sharma is the author of Parikrama: A Collection of Short Stories and Mangoes for Monkeys, a novel. After her Bachelors in Life Sciences from St. Bede’s College, Shimla, and a subsequent Master’s in Business, Radhika received her MFA in Creative Writing from The San Francisco State University. Notable post-graduate work includes VONA: Voices of Our Nation Workshops and Vermont Post Graduate Writers Conference. Radhika has taught writing, fundamentals of reading and communication to undergraduates at SF State, worked with teens and elementary school children at the Milpitas Community Center and the Learning Bee Learning Center and with adults at Milpitas Adult Education.
Radhika’s writing credits include The Santa Clara Review, The San Francisco Chronicle, The San Jose Mercury News, The SoMa Literary Review, The Times of India, The Economic Times, India Currents, Khabar, Rediff-India Abroad, Little India, In the Fray.com, KQED FM’s Forum, Perspectives and Pacific Time, Curled Up With a Good Book.com among others. Currently at work on a novel, Radhika has volunteered for several nonprofits in the San Francisco Bay area over the past decade. She teaches Creative Writing and is currently at work on a novel and a memoir. Radhika and her family reside in the San Francisco Bay Area.