Talia Lakshmi Kolluri is a mixed South Asian American writer from Northern California. Her debut collection of short stories, What We Fed to the Manticore, is forthcoming from Tin House in Fall of 2022. Her short fiction has been published in the minnesota review, Ecotone, Southern Humanities Review, and The Common.  

A lifelong Californian, Talia lives in the Central Valley with her husband, a teacher and printmaker.

She is represented by Kerry D’Agostino at Curtis Brown, Ltd.