Vinutha Mallya is the Principal at LineSpace Consulting, a publishing advisory based in Bangalore. She is a consulting editor to Mapin Publishing, a contributing editor to Publishing Perspectives, and an advisor to the Publishing Next conference. Vinutha has a keen interest in documenting and reporting on the Indian book-publishing industry. She manages and edits Booksy.In, a web resource for the publishing industry in India.Vinutha has a master’s degree in Journalism from Goldsmiths College, London, and a master’s degree in Communication from Manipal University. She has reported for newspapers and written for online news sites. She has developed content for e-learning courses and also been a faculty for the NBT’s publishing course . She began a career in book publishing about a decade years ago, and she has since edited illustrated books, environmental research publications, motivational learning books, fiction and poetry.In her work, Vinutha endeavours to identify and plug information gaps. Her effort as a journalist and as editor/publisher is oriented towards asking questions, and propelling ideas for further discussions.