Jyoti Singh Visvanath has authored five bestselling non fiction books for children (over 1.5 million copies sold). In 2002, she was selected by the Highlights Foundation to represent India at the Highlights Writers Workshop at Chautauqua, New York. Jyoti was awarded the National Prize from the Zambian Environment Education Programme in collaboration with the World Wildlife Fund for her children’s book on the environment. She has developed Internet content for children and illustrated for India’s foremost women’s magazine. Jyoti has been published in ‘Highlights for Children’ and ‘Cricket’ as also with academic publishers CTB/ McGraw Hill, Triumph Learning and Measured Progress, in the US market. She had the honour of being published in the 60th anniversary issue of Highlights for Children which hit 1 billion copies in its print run and is now part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian. As an artist, Jyoti has exhibited her work in several solo and group shows in India and abroad. She has been a member of SCBWI since 2003, in the United Kingdom and Hong Kong. She currently works as a Consultant with UNICEF and is the Regional Advisor for SCBWI's India Chapter.
Member since 2003
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