Singapore NRI wins Asian Book Award

Aditi KrishnakumarAditi Krishnakumar has won the Scholastic Asian Book Award, and a Cash prize of S$10,000 for her manuscript “Codex: The Lost Treasure of the Indus”.

Aditi who has been living in Singapore for the last three years said she juggles writing with her career in finance, and ekes out time at night and on weekends to dream up her stories.

She admitted one of her biggest challenges was not to get distracted by the Internet. She said it can be a challenge, but she would not change it as she enjoys her job and loves writing.