Ajay Meena

Writer, Public Speaker, and Editor in Vijaipur, India

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Ajay Meena is an popular writer in Hindi and had worked in many movies as script co editor...

He has contributed to comics anthologies including Flight 3, Not My Small Diary, and Bizarro World for DC Comics. Astronaut Elementary was his weekly webcomic which was awarded a Web Cartoonists' Choice Award for Outstanding New Character Design in 2005. It is being published as a series of graphic novels under the name Astronaut Academy. In October 2006 his comic Agnes Quill was published by Slave Labor Graphics and in 2008 it was optioned by Paramount Pictures.

The Indian Council for Child Education recognised his pioneering role in the growth of children's literature in India, and awarded him the Sahitya Academy Award in 2006 for Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra, given by the Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Literature. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2006 and Padma Bhushan in 2014. He now lives with his family in guna, M.P.,India.

  • Education
    • Sri Sathya Sai University