Hi, I'm Neeru.

I'm an Indian Tamil writer. 

Smiling Indian woman

For my day job, I help businesses tell their story. 

I'm a design thinker and a vocal advocate of accessibility and equity. I bring all the skills I've picked up as a storyteller to the table, and empathy is chief among them. I aim to engage, educate, and evoke emotions.

I write UX copy, create B2B marketing assets, and build content strategies for tech companies.


Meta, Unbabel, Pinterest, Samsung NEXT Whisk, Zoho, Builder.io

I also have my own stories to tell.

I write flash, micro and short fiction that marries magical realism with feminism to tell intimate stories of Indian women in urban surroundings. In all my creative work, I unpack women's relationship with their bodies and self, explore the idea of love and romance, and ultimately hope to challenge patriarchy and tradition. I frequently draw inspiration from fairy tales and manga. I have an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from Bowling Green State University. I'm represented by Dr. Uwe Stender of Triada US Literary Agency

My work has been published in CRAFT Literary, The Maine Review, South Florida Poetry Journal, Stonecoast Review, GASHER, and other journals. I've been nominated for Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net. I've also been a finalist at the CRAFT Short Fiction Prize and an honorary mention for the Norton Girault Prize for Fiction. 

I'm currently working on a queer YA novel (think The Half of It in book form).

Pay what you can, when you can.

Working on an app with accessibility and inclusion in mind? Building a nonprofit to support underserved communities? Setting up a literary journal? Got a Greater Good idea you'd like to brainstorm? Passion projects and labor-of-love proposals are always welcome. I'd love to work with you (within a limited budget/for free).

I'd love to help.

Looking for MFA, tech industry, marketing, content design, UX, and/or publishing advice? Need help with your resume or portfolio? Let's chat!