CHRYSELLE Chryselle D’Silva Dias is a freelance writer and journalist currently based in Goa, India.

Her byline has appeared in TIME, BBC, The Atlantic, VICE,, The Telegraph UK, The Guardian Weekly, Marie Claire India, Christian Science Monitor, Conde Nast Traveller India, The National (UAE), Wall Street Journal Asia, Silverkris, Architectural Digest (India), Hindustan Times, FirstPost, DNA, Mint, The Asian Age, Deccan Chronicle, Bucks Free Press, India Today Travel Plus, Home Review and Soul & Spirit magazine, among others. She is also a contributor to ‘The Ultimate Runner’ (HCI Books, May 2010) and to ‘A River of Stones‘ (March 2011).

Chryselle writes about travel, green issues, design, literacy, books and culture, but welcomes enquiries for articles on most topics. Along with writing feature articles, she also works on grant-writing and fundraising projects for charities. For some samples of recent writing work, please see the ‘Portfolio‘ section.

Chryselle has a degree in Psychology from one of India’s best colleges – St. Xaviers, Mumbai.

If you would like to discuss a project she could help you with, please email chryselled at, tweet (@chryselled) or message via Linkedin.