Priya Kuriyan is a children’s book illustrator, comic book artist and an animator. A graduate of the National Institute of design (Ahmedabad), she has directed educational films for the Sesame street show (India) and the Children’s Film Society of India (CFSI) and illustrated numerous children’s books for various Indian publishers. Apart from writing and illustrating short comics for the Indian express, The hindu business line, India today and other magazines, She has contributed to Indian comics anthologies like Pao, This side that side and First hand 2 (an anthology of non-fiction comics). She was also part of the Indo German collaboration ‘Elephant in the room’ published by Zubaan books. She’s currently collaborating with the writer Devapriya Roy on a graphic biography for young adults.