Poornima Maligimani is an author who began as a blogger and a journalist who used to write essays, poems, scientific and technological articles and anecdotes about human relationships. She hails from Shivamogga and is an engineer by profession. She has served in the Indian Airforce as a nautical engineer and is now currently working as a joint deputy director in a central government institution.
She is the author of a collection of short stories in English called “Anyone but the spouse” and also three novels in Kannada including “Ijaya” which has been awarded a grant by the Kannada sahitya academy. Her works have been short listed in the top ten and top five of the Chanda story collection competition. Her story, “winner winner chicken dinner’ won the first prize in the Book Brahma Svatantryotsava story competition.