Maya Prabhu


Maya Prabhu is a writer of joint Indian and German heritage. Raised largely in southern and eastern Africa,  she began her career between Kenya and Uganda. In 2016 she was based in Delhi, but has recently decamped to Bangalore. She is very often on the road.

Maya holds an undergraduate degree (MA Cantab) in History from the University of Cambridge, and an MSc in International Relations & Media from the London School of Economics.

Alongside her preferred English, she speaks fluent German, intermediate French, and is learning Hindi. 


Contact Maya via email ( or twitter (@mayakprabhu).