Sukanya Venkatraghavan

NameSukanya Venkatraghavan
Birth PlaceChennai, India
ProfessionNovelist /Editor
LanguageEnglish
GenreFantasy Anthology
Notable WorkThe Dark Things

Introduction of Sukanya Venkatraghavan

Sukanya Venkatraghavan is an Indian author who is middling with the fantasy fiction genre. She is residing in Mumbai with her family. She belongs to Kerala, and it is the very traditional place of its folklore. She was connected to the fantasy when she was working as a film journalist in Mumbai. She covered the famous and glamorous celebrities of the Bollywood Filmfare. 

She is very down to earth, and she grew up listening to tales of Indian folklore and mythology from her grandfather. She felt a connection to the Indian scripts or patkathaye when her grandfather narrated them to her.   

Moreover, she generally loves to read the western classics from the library. It was natural that her interest and her life as a writer attracted her to Indian mythology, and she felt that she revolved around the story of gods, rakshasas: Rani and Apsara. 

Apart from this, she wrote terrific books that are very popular and demanding among readers: “Dark Things Is the First One.” 

Early Life And Character 

Sukanya was born in Chennai, India, and she spent her life in a rambling old house that was established in India. Her grandfather narrated many of the stories and shaped her imagination by her grandfather in her old home. Her family called her the bookworm because most of her time was spent with her books. 

Her family is complete with her husband and all happiness, and she lives with owl figurines and a large congregation of cats. These are collected from all over the world because she likes to live with them. 

Generally, people ask her about her book “The Dark Things” and why she wrote it. She answered, “I wanted to read fantasy because it has always been in the world.” 

Career As Author and Journey Of Sukanya Venkatraghavan 

Sukanya is a known writer, and she is famous as an editor of a feminist anthology. She began her career to work in Bollywood, and film journalism started with Filmfare. 

She is middling in the entertainment news that is related to the film and working as an entertainment editor at Marie Claire. This is a commitment to celebrating the scope of females’ lives. Marie Claire is an internationally recognized destination for popular superstar news that also covers beauty, health, and fashion. 

Sukanya Raghavan is a part of the scripting team for shows like Koffee with Karan, Look Who’s Talking with Niranjan, and the Design HQ season of Fox Life. 

In her career, she wrote a popular book, Magical Women” And “Dark Things,” and she reviews this book; Dark Things is a tale of seduction. Dark Thing is a book where you can find out the scary corners, although there is a flicker of light in the darkness. She proves this light never dies, and finally, readers can find the answers to their questions to reach the portal.  

She also enjoys painting and writing, toeing the fine line between reality and fantasy. She didn’t want to put the raja rani in her stories. She always wanted stories related to the present and future. 

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Famous Books (Two Books in English Language)

Dark Things: 

  • This book was written by Sukanya Venkatraghavan in 2016. This is the first novel and memorable book in her career. This book is written in a nice, gripping style, and it is a collection of 14th stories by fourteen women writers. 
  • This book was released on 8 October 2017 in English language. 
  • The Sharanya Ramprakash narrated it. 

Magical Women: 

  • This book was edited by Sukanya Venkatraghavan and published in Hachette, India, on 25 April 2019. 

Aishwarya Gurg

I am an avid reader, content creator and writer and a mother. I am an MBA by profession with 5 years of corporate experience. I have travelled extensively across the nation and abroad, which has given me a wider perspective about life. I believe in equal opportunities and inclusivity. I have lived by the mantra of less judging and more uplifting each other for a better tomorrow.

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