Pallavi Yetur is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (CA) and Licensed Mental Health Counselor (NY) with an MFA in Creative Nonfiction & Screenwriting from UC Riverside. She completed her undergraduate studies in Communication and Literature/Writing at UC San Diego, then her MA in Mental Health Counseling at NYU.
Currently, Pallavi is working on a horror feature script with producer Joshua Malkin for Voyage Media. This year, her pilot Motherland was a Finalist at Austin Film Festival. Her feature Stone Age was a Quarterfinalist in the Screencraft Comedy Competition, and in 2021, was a Semifinalist for The Writers Room 5050 BIPOC Writers Fellowship.
Pallavi's opinion and criticism has appeared in Salon, NBC News THINK, the Los Angeles Review of Books, GXRL, and The Coachella Review. She is the author of the advice column "Ask Pallavi" for GXRL. She has also served as the Nonfiction Editor and Lead Copyeditor for The Coachella Review.
When she's not trying to write, Pallavi splits her time between teaching Emotional Fitness classes for Coa, practicing psychotherapy, working through her TV queue, and winning silver medals in amateur pole sport competitions. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband.