Vinutha Mallya is an editor, publishing industry journalist and consultant based in Pune, India. An advisor to the annual Publishing Next conference in Goa, she has spoken and moderated panel debates at key industry events such as the Frankfurt Book Fair, London Book Fair, Abu Dhabi Book Fair, World Book Fair New Delhi, Jaipur BookMark, Globalocal conference, Jumpstart, Hyderabad Literature Festival and The Hindu Lit for Life and delivered one of the three keynotes at the International Literature Forum organised by Literature Across Frontiers in 2016. She has written for Publishing Perspectives, Caravan Books section and other publications. She 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.