Vinutha Mallya is an editor, publishing-industy journalist and consultant based in Bangalore, India. She co-founded the Kaavi Literary Agency to represent writers in Indian languages. An advisor to the annual Publishing Next conference in Goa, she is also contributing editor to Publishing Perspectives. Mallya was a fellow of the Frankfurt Book Fair fellowship programme in 2010. She has a Masters in Journalism from Goldsmiths, University of London and a Masters in Communication from Manipal University.