Niel D'Silva

Neil D'silva

"Trick or Treat"

Neil D’Silva primarily writes horror and is published with houses such as Penguin Random House, Rupa Publications, and Hachette. His has scored book to screen adaptation deals for multiple books.

He is the founder and festival-director of Mumbai’s interschool litfest, Litventure, and mentors aspiring writers. He has conducted workshops on writing at several places, notably at IIT Kanpur, and has also spoken on a TEDx stage on the art of writing a bestseller.

He has spoken on prestigious litfest panels around India, such as the Shimla International Literature Festival, Noida International Literature Festival, Pune International Literature Festival, Jammu International Litfest, Times Litfest Bengaluru among others.

He hails from Mumbai and pursues writing as his full-time vocation.