Dr Mini Krishnan worked as Branch Editor at Macmillan India Ltd from 1980-2000. As an educational publisher, she is best known for the translations of Indian literature that she sourced, edited and published first through Macmillan India and now through Oxford University Press where she is the Literary Translations Editor. She was the Founder and editor of the South Asia Women Writers Website commissioned by the British Council. She sources and edits short stories in translation for The Hindu and The Week. A successful publisher of textbooks in all subjects for schools, she has served on the Film Censor Board, the Central Sahitya Akademi panel for translation awards and the panel for nominations to the Ramon Magsaysay Award.