Sabita Radhakrishna, a free lance writer contributes regularly to national newspapers and journals. An Executive Committee member of the Crafts Council of India, having previously held positions as Vice Chairperson and Joint Secretary she also serves in two Educational Trusts for children. She has been guest faculty at NIFT, Chennai and was the first to introduce the boutique concept there; at present she is a senior consultant at The Craft and Research Centre, Kalakshetra. Sabita has authored three cookbooks; ‘Aharam’ on traditional Tamil cuisine won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award. Her book on Indian textiles will be published shortly.
Associated with National Television her script for Doordarshan ‘Beyond the Storm’ won the Transtel West German Award for the best documentary in 1986. She has been on the Central Board of Film Censors. Her play on the travails of the weaver ‘Song of the Loom’ has premiered in Chennai.