Young Nirupama Raghavan is from Arasavanangadu, near Tiruvarur. Entirely home-schooled by parents who run a unique school called Shikshayatan, Nirupama was only sixteen when Tulika published
her translation of Parthiban Kanavu by renowned Tamil writer, Kalki.
Pavo and Cavo, a picture book Tulika published in 2006 was conceived when she was only eight years old!
She is currently working on a set of original short stories. Nirupama has been a volunteer teacher at her parents' school for over a year now and intends to get proficient in several foreign languages.