Vasudhendra is a Kannada author and publisher, popular for his novels and short stories, who lives in Bengaluru, India. He is the first openly gay litterateur in Kannada. After working as a software professional for over twenty years, Vasudhendra now runs his own publication house, Chanda Pustaka. He has written several short stories, novels and essays. Nammama Andre Nangishta; Hampi Express; Mohanaswamy and Yugaadi are few among his many works. His recently translated work is a historical novel titled Tejo Tungabhadra.