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Khyrunnisa A

Khyrunnisa A

Khyrunnisa A., a prize-winning author of children’s fiction, created the popular comic character Butterfingers for the children’s magazine, Tinkle. 'Howzzat Butterfingers!', her first novel in the Butterfingers series was published by Puffin in 2010. It was followed by 'Goal, Butterfingers!'(2012), 'Clean Bowled, Butterfingers!'(2015) and 'The Misadventures of Butterfingers' (2016) . Her stories appear regularly in Dimdima and other children’s magazines and she has an ongoing fortnightly column, 'Inside View', in The Hindu Metroplus. A book of short stories, 'Lost in Ooty and Other Adventure Stories,' was published by Unisun Publications in 2010. Some of her other stories have been published in various anthologies by Puffin, Children’s Book Trust and Unisun Publications. She worked as Associate Professor of English at All Saints’ College, Thiruvananthapuram, and is now a full-time writer. You can visit her at www.khyrunnisa.com and reach her at khyrubutter@yahoo.com

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