Tony V Francis is an author, media professional and a sought after public communicator.Tony was a charter member of Star Network’s Radio City when private Fm started in India.
As a station director he launched 93.5 Red Fm’s Hindi Music format in Bangalore. Under his leadership the radio station won it’s first Gold at the New York Festival’s International Radio Program Awards for Best Human Interest Story.He is now a Senior Director with WPP, the world largest Media investments group.
He is an alumnus of St.Xavier’s College Calcutta, Alliance Business Academy and the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Shinie Antony is an author, editor and a literary genius.She is the co-founder of the Bangalore Literature Festival and an award winning short story writer and novelist.She has influenced the work of popular writer Chetan Bhagat’s novels as the editor of all of his seven books .
Of Shinie, Chetan writes in his acknowledgement- ‘Shinie Antony, my friend mentor and guide who taught me the basics of story telling…’
Shinie is the recipient of the prestigious Commonwealth Short Story prize -Asia region.
Rashmi Menon is the commissioning editor at Amaryllis Books who has championed the cause of Indian writers.She brings to the community three formidable talents in three distinct disciplines. Writing, editing and Literary Community building.
Rashmi has been a Senior editor with Rupa & Co and Informative Content Editor with Campfire Graphics
The Publishing House AMARYLLIS is a literary fiction and non-fiction imprint that brings to readers the best in writing from across the globe. AMARYLLIS brings to readers books of the highest quality, elegantly designed with exceptional production standards. AMARYLLIS has full support of its parent company, Manjul Publishing House, established in 1999 that publishes in 10 Indian languages, has as many as 250 titles on its list, several of which have recorded sales of over 100,000 copies. AMARYLLIS comprises a highly experienced publishing team that has worked with several bestselling national and international authors, as well as international agents and publishers.