Rubin D’Cruz is an editor and publisher who has also has worked for many public sector / voluntary publishing firms since 1987, mainly the Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad, Kerala State Institute of Children’s Literature and the National Book Trust, India. He is presently the editor of the Malayalam department of National Book Trust, India (NBT).
He has been a member of the editorial board of Eureka Children’s Science Magazine and, later, a member of the publication committee of the KSSP. He has also been a member of the advisory committee of the Department of Publication, University of Kerala. He became secretary of Jaihind Vayanasala, Puthenthope, his village library, at the age of 15, and continues to have a long association with the village library movement in Kerala. He presented a paper on the future of Kerala Village libraries at the 3rd International Congress on Kerala Studies, organised by the A K Gopalan Centre at Thiruvananthapuram, in 2010.