Mridu Khullar Relph

Writer, Journalist, Instructor

I have written for publications in over 20 countries, including TIME, The New York Times, CNN, ABC News (Australia), Psychology Today, The Christian Science Monitor, The International Herald Tribune, Global Post and The Independent (UK). I’ve been a contributing editor at Elle magazine’s Indian edition and have been published in women’s magazines around the world, including several foreign editions of Cosmopolian, Glamour, Vogue, Self, Marie Claire, and Ms. I have written for both The Writer and Writer’s Digest.

I self-published my first book in 2005 and since have published two more works of non-fiction. I have just completed my first novel, which is represented by a top New York agency. Most recently, I was featured in the book "The Lonely Planet Travel Anthology: True Stories From the World's Best Writers."

I’ve also been a contributor to books Breaking Out: How to Build Influence in a World of Competing Ideas, Chicken Soup for the Pre-Teen Soul II, and Voices of Alcoholism.

I have worked lived and worked out of Asia, Africa, Europe, and North America and have won two awards for my work, including the 2010 “Development Journalist of the Year” award from the Developing Asia Journalism Awards forum.

I run the popular website The International Freelancer. 

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