C.S. Chandrika is a Malayali novelist, feminist and academic. She currently works as Principal Scientist (Team Leader -Tribal Development Programme) at Community Agro-biodiversity Centre of M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF). C.S. Chandrika has taught at the Centre for Women's Studies, Pondicherry and has also worked widely in the area of Gender and Development. She is also associated with Sakhi Women's Resource Centre, Kerala.