Indu Menon is an Indian litterateur short-story writer, novelist, screenwriter and sociologist. As a short story writer, Indu Menon can be said to have succeeded Kamala Das, who traversed the worlds of poetry and fiction with ease. She boldly explores new areas, going beyond issues such as gender and sexuality, she challenges Kerala society that is showing unmistakable signs of regression, at various other levels too. InduMenon was born on 13 June 1980 to Umayanallur S. Vikraman Nair and Sathyavathi. Vikraman Nair is a Carnatic musician and a critic. Indu got married to Malayalam film director Rupesh Paul who is also a poet.