Amruta Patil is a writer and painter. She is the author of graphic novels 'Kari' and 'Adi Parva: Churning the Ocean'. Adi Parva was selected as one of 2012’s Best Graphic Novels by comic book historian Paul Gravett. Patil is currently completing Adi Parva’s sequel, 'Sauptik: Blood and Flowers' (to be released Fall 2016). Recurring themes in her work include memento mori, sexuality, myth and sustainable living.