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Janani Balasubramanian

Janani Balasubramanian is a writer of speculative fiction. They’re currently working on Sleeper–a trilogy about a post-war dystopia where sleep is a form of labor performed only by some. Set in dreams, waking life, folk tale, and everything in between, Sleeper uncovers a conspiracy as deep as the human need for sleep itself. See more at




Janani Balasubramanian

Speculative Fiction Writer; Futurist

New York City, NY, USA