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 Lopa 
Lopa Mukherjee is a writer of fiction, essays, poems, plays. She has written a novel, Three Rivers of Tears, a historical fiction set in post-colonial India. She is a culture worker doing presentations on Indian culture and makes documentaries on related subjects. She lives in Silicon Valley, California.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. East West Crossroads

2. Three Rivers of Tears

 


 

 Sudhir Kekre 
After working abroad for a decade in the US and the UK, Sudhir Kekre heard the sound of home calling. He settled in India to pursue his passion for writing. Being a maverick, he cannot call a single place his home.

The first novel Pizza Porn, a funny coming age story of two youngsters, was published in February, 2013. This is his second book.

Apart from traveling, he loves animals because they cannot talk. God realized his mistake when he created human beings!

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Pizza Porn

2. The Rambler’s Inn

 


 

 K.K. Kharlukhi 
K.K. Kharlukhi was born and brought up in Shillong. He is one of the well-known Khasi novelists. His works include Novels, Playlets, Short Stories (both in Khasi and English) besides articles and directing documentary films. He is currently the General Secretary of the Khasi Authors' Society, a prominent literary organization in Meghalaya and had won the State Literary Award in 2008 for his novel 'Ka Sympa'. 'Tears of the Nymphs' is his debut in English fiction.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Tears of the Nymphs

 


 

 S.K. Sood 
Dr. S.K. Sood, retired Principal of Post Graduate Co-Educational College, Pathankot, India, has first-hand experience with frustrated youths and their problems both in the east and the west. For the last four decades, he has been teaching young boys and girls and listening to their love tangles, anguish and exultation, sorrows and thrills. His first novel Drink Not To Die But Live and Love is already quite popular in States and other Western Countries.

In this novel, the writer has tried to present the experiences, the travails and tribulations of a young woman through her own point of view in the most original style. Dr. Sood is doctorate in literature and his pen penetrates into the character’s hidden recesses easily with great finesse and swiftness.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Marriage Without Marriage

 


 

 Tripuraneni Gopichand 
Tripuraneni Gopichand (1910-62) won the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1963 for his last novel, Pandita Parameswara Sastri Veelunama. Novelist, short story writer, editor, essayist, playwright and also a film director, his works are remarkable for an interplay of values, ideas and 'isms' – materialism, hedonism, existentialism, rationalism, spiritualism, realism, humanism – to mention some. This novel, Merupula Marakalu - published a year before his death - became instantly popular and raised a major controversy.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Usha Rani : A tale of Sense and Sensuality

 


 

 D.S. Rao 
D.S. Rao, Ph.D., is a literary critic, editor, author, translator, and teacher of English literature. After serving Sahitya Akademi from 1956 to 1991, he retired as Editor, Indian Literature. His writings appeared in leading newspapers and journals. In 2003, his English translation of Gopicand’s Asamardhuni Jivayatra has been hailed as ‘a milestone’ by Prof. M. Sivaramakrishna. In 2005, his Five Decades has been called ‘a brilliant historical study’ by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, President of India.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Usha Rani : A tale of Sense and Sensuality (Translator)

 


 

 Adwitiya Borah 
Adwitiya Borah, born amidst the greenery of Assam, is a Computer Science Engineer from NIT Silchar. Besides writing, she is a martial artist with a black belt in karate. She believes she was born to write and hopes to make it big in the literary world someday. The Wrong Vantage Point is her first full-length novel.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Wrong Vantage Point

 


 

 Sayantan Gupta 
Sayantan Gupta is a Gynaecologist by profession, a committed Rotarian at heart and a writer/poet by passion. He is passionate about writing. Till date 17 (seventeen) of his books, including 2 (two) on Rotarian subjects, have been published. Sayantan is a writer by choice. His works include Where the Rainbow Ends, The Unclaimed Luggage and Other Stories, The Abode of Kings – A work of Historical Fiction, The Flames Burnt Dark – the tale of the Aryasura – Mythological Fiction, Bombcase Baxi and Cleo – Detectives Extraordinaire – A collection of detective stories, The Karna Pages – A Mythological crime fiction, In Pain You Are Mine – A romantic novel. He is an avid translator and has co-translated Masum Reza's Araj from Bengali to English.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Meghnaadbadh Kabya : An illustrated bilingual poetic presentation of the classic epic in Bengali and English ( Co-Translator)

2. The Flames Burnt Dark: The Tale of the Aryasura

3. The Unclaimed Luggage and Other Stories

 


 

 Ashish Bansal 
Ashish loves to read novels and watch films. He has completed B.Tech from Thapar University, Patiala. He currently resides in Hanumangarh. Apart from his business and hobbies, he is a shopaholic. He likes to travel too.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Anything for Friends but Sometimes…It Simply Depends…

 


 

 Deepti Ingle 
Deepti is a keen reader and a big Bollywood fan. She has completed her B.Tech from ICT, Mumbai. She works with an engineering firm in Pune. Apart from a passionate writer, she plays guitar, has interest in travelling and hanging out with friends. She has a published book Just Another Love Story.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Anything for Friends but Sometimes…It Simply Depends…

 


 

 Nandita Bose 
Nandita writes in the nostalgic romance genre, capturing the essence of love, life and relationships within the uniquely Indian context. What she hopes to advocate through fictional works is the wisdom to value and prioritise love above all. In her spare time Nandita writes poetry, reads and is prepping for an alternate career as a literary reviewer.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. If Walls could Weep

2. The Perfume of Promise

 


 

 Harsh Agarwal 
Harsh Agarwal is a young writer enthusiast who made his debut in publishing at the age of nineteen. This is his second novel. Harsh, basically a third year engineering student from NIT Assam, is a voracious reader, a professional freelancer and a book-reviewer. He successfully headed a creative writing portal as the director for a year and is well known for helping other young authors. He has been the project head for Time’s Lost Atlas and chairperson of a charitable project, Project Humming Bird.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. An Excursion of Insight

 


 

 Moinak Dutta 
A teacher of English by profession, Moinak Dutta has indulged his passion in creative writing with successful results. His first published poem was ‘The Epitaph’ that was featured in The Statesman, Kolkata in 1999. Since then, many of his poems have been published in national and international anthologies. A few short stories have also been part of some collections and magazines. Pestilence was published in 2009 by a Goa based company. His non-fictional achievements include a review of The Upanisads translated by V. J. Roebuck.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Online @ Offline

 


 

 Michael Madhusudan Dutt 
Michael Madhusudhan Dutt

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Meghnaadbadh Kabya : An illustrated bilingual poetic presentation of the classic epic in Bengali and English

 


 

 Anvita Bajpai 
Anvita, a multifaceted IITian, believes in living life to the fullest. Between her professional activities as a former AVP, an entrepreneur and an author now, she enjoys her passion for creativity, imagination, and self-discovery in the joys and demands of domestic life. This is her first work of fiction.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. A Man Outside History : Poems of Naseer Ahmed Nasir

2. Life, Odds & Ends

 


 

 Priyanka Bhardwaj 
Priyanka Bhardwaj is a prolific writer in English. After doing a Bachelor in English Honours from University of Delhi, she acquired a post graduate diploma in Public Relations from Sardar Patel College of Communication and Management, Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan. She is currently pursuing her MBA. Her skill in literary English and her proficiency in the art of presenting beautiful ironical facts of life in fictional form make her a contemporary writer of note.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Red is for Love, Black is for Kohl

 


 

 Neelam Saxena Chandra 
Neelam Saxena Chandra, an author of thirty-three books, is a record holder with the Limca Book of Records for being the author having the highest number of publications in a year in English and Hindi (2015). She works as Joint Secretary (UPSC). She has won an award in a poetry contest by American Embassy, Premchand award by Ministry of Railways, Rabindranath Tagore international poetry award, Freedom award by Radio City for her lyrics. She was listed in the Forbes list as one of the most popular seventy-eight authors in the country in 2014.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. In the Flickering of an Eye

2. Soul Seekers

 


 

 Monika Pant 
Based in Lucknow, Monika Pant decided in 2010 to leave her job as a senior English teacher and started writing full time. Her first break came in the form of stories in the ‘Chicken Soup for the Indian Soul’ series. She writes about human relationships and finds stories in events, conversations and conflicts around her. She is currently penning a couple of historical novels– a romance and a children’s mystery thriller. Her memoir as a cancer survivor is to be published soon.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Caught in Two Winds

 


 

 R.K. Biswas 
R K Biswas earned her living as a copywriter. She has had more than 200 published items in journals and anthologies all over the world. She has won prizes and commendations for her poetry and fiction, including the first prize in the Anam Cara Short Story Competition 2012. She was long-listed in the 2006 Bridport Poetry Prize. She lives in Chennai, India with her husband and two children.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Culling Mynahs and Crows

 


 

 Bina Biswas 
Bina Biswas is a Bengali of extraordinary mettle for whom each day is one in which new laurels are to be won, with gigantic peaks to be confidently scaled. She is an example to be emulated in the fields of education, writing and litpreneurship as a former professor, translator, poet, critic, editor, author of fiction and the CEO of India’s first literary agency of international quality that provides a one-stop publishing service for all the needs of a writer. A Tagore scholar and lover of the weak, whether they are animals or birds or women or mentally troubled, she is one of the exciting, vibrant, nature-loving 'Romantic' presences in today's Indian Writing in English scene, besides being a strong, sterling, yet lovable character whom to get to know is a rare privilege and a boon, ensuring an unpredictable but fulfilling encounter that will lead to enriching your life.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Breeze in the Old Building and Other Stories

2. Meghnaadbadh Kabya : An illustrated bilingual poetic presentation of the classic epic in Bengali and English ( Co-Translator)

 


 

 Shekhar Trivedi 
Dr. Shekhar Trivedi is working as Professor in marketing with Dr. Gaur Hari Singhania Institute of Management & Research, Kanpur. His article on Direct Marketing won its place in the SOLUS, the golden jubilee issue of ‘Legendary Ad club of Bombay’ with other stalwarts of Indian Ad Industry. His case study on Retail was published under TCS

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Target Busters – Memoirs of 8 Salespeople

 


 

 Kulpreet Yadav 
Kulpreet Yadav’s short stories have appeared in many literary magazines from around the world. He is the founder and co-editor of Open Road Review, a literary journal. He also co-edits Under the Banyan Tree, an online forum of true stories. In 2011, Kulpreet’s short fiction won a special commendation in the competition ‘The Best Short Writing in the World’, by Fleeting magazine. He lives in New Delhi.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. India Unlimited – Stories from a Nation Caught Between Hype and Hope

 


 

 Vasudev Murthy 
Vasudev Murthy has authored books on subjects as varied as music and business management, and articles that dwell on history, sociology, the occult, philosophy and the like. A prolific writer of short stories, Murthy draws on the rich and colourful tapestry of his collective experiences to paint brilliant word pictures of life and its vagaries and its myriad hues that in the haste of living we often tend to overlook. When he is not writing or traveling to remote parts of the world or playing the violin or communing with his dogs, Vasudev is a management consultant and a Guest Faculty at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Time Merchants and Other Strange Tales

 


 

 Shubha Sarma 
Born and brought up in Lucknow, Shubha Sarma is an alumnus of Lady Shri Ram College and Jawaharlal Nehru University. Fond of dogs, she enjoys tending to her bonsai collection in her spare moments. After joining the Indian Administrative Service, she served for more than a decade in the tribal districts of Odisha where she endeavored to catalyze social change, empower women and address complex issues concerning left-wing extremism. A yoga practitioner, the author enjoys travelling, cycling and swimming. She lives with her husband and two sons in New Delhi.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Fly on the Wall and Other Stories

 


 

 Nabina Das 
An MFA (Poetry) from Rutgers University, US and an MA (Linguistics) from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, Nabina’s poetry and prose have been published in several international journals and anthologies. Nabina is also a contributor to Prairie Schooner and is in the peer review committee of The Four Quarters Magazine. A winner of several writing residencies, fellowships and contests, she has worked in journalism and media for about 10 years (The Ithaca Journal, US; Tehelka News Portal, Delhi).

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The House of Twining Roses - Stories of the Mapped and the Unmapped

 


 

 Om Shukla 
Born in a small town of Allahabad and brought up in Faridabad, Om Shukla has been involved in creative expression of his thoughts and feelings. He loves to pen down his feelings in the form of poems, in both English and Hindi. But his life brought him to a situation where he decided to pen down his life in the form of this debut novel.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. In Love… Till My Last Breath

 


 

 Ritu Lalit 
Ritu Lalit is a corporate slave and fiction writer. A voracious reader, she is a gold medallist post graduate in English Literature who spent most of her childhood in remote areas in the north-eastern parts of India, lying on grassy hillsides daydreaming and reading books. She loves spinning tales, but no longer has her captive audience as her children grew up and flew away from the coop. She writes in the vain hope that the characters she creates will listen to her, even do her bidding. She has so far got middling success in this quest, but she continues to write, as it entertains her more than her corporate job.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. His Father's Mistress

 


 

 S K Suresh 
Suresh Nair is the pen name of Colonel S K Suresh (Retd.). Post his military service, he has taken to writing. His interests in the 'inside' of the human include thoughts and their passage, the evolving human and the 'harmony within' of individuals and society.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Last Disciple of Nalanda

 


 

 Harpreet Kaur 
Harpreet Kaur has been writing for the past 19 years, first as a journalist and then as a writer. She loves traveling and writing. History forms the most part of all her writing including her first book, Archaeology: Techniques and Methods. The Rajput Warrior is her first novel.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Rajput Warrior

 


 

 Amit Sharma 
Having studied M.Tech in Computer Science from Kurukshetra University, Amit Sharma is currently working as a Software Engineer in Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for last ten years. His wife is a teacher and they are blessed with a daughter who is in her terrible twos.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. False Ceilings

 


 

 Jayaraj 
Dr. P.V. Jayaraj retired as Associate Professor of English from Nirmalagiri College, Kannur University. A native of Mattanur in Kerala, he writes for newspaper columns and All India Radio. A Cup of COFFEE with a bunch of tales is his second book in the writing world after Monsoons in Malabar.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. A Cup of Coffee with a Bunch of Tales

 


 

 Anuradha Vijayakrishnan 
Anuradha Vijayakrishnan was born in Cochin, India. She followed up a Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering from Calicut University with postgraduate studies in Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur. She is a 2010 alumna of Western Michigan University's Prague Summer Program.

Her poetry first appeared in print under the editorship of Ms. Kamala Das. Her work has appeared in various magazines and anthologies including New Writing 14 (Granta), Asia Literary Review, Indian Literature and Nth Position.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Seeing the Girl

 


 

 Manish Das Gupta 
Born and brought up in Kolkata, Manish Das Gupta has an all- consuming obsession for literature. Eventually, inevitably, he ended up writing ictions. Having studied Advanced Physics from the University of Calcutta, he is currently working as a software professional at an IT Company in Singapore together with his wife.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Love, Lies and the Sea

 


 

 Kumar Kaustubh 
Kumar Kaustubh is an engineering student, lives in Jamshedpur. He has written 4 novels and scripts for many short films. He aspires to be an adventure traveller.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. I Will Never Find Another U

 


 

 Minal Sarosh 
Minal Sarosh began her literacy career as a poet writing in English. She won the Commendation Prize in the All India Poetry Competition 2005 of The Poetry Society (India) Delhi. Her work has been published in many print and online journals and anthologies including, Chandrabhaga, Indian Literature and ‘These My Words’ The Penguin Book of Indian Poetry 2012. She lives in Ahmedabad with her husband Joel and son Leon.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Soil for my Roots

 


 

 Adwaita Das 
Adwaita has trained in Indian Classical vocals and Bharatnatyam dance; graduated in English Literature from Jadavpur University. She founded theatre group - Stage-Addict for original English plays and has worked in news, entertainment, arts and advertising. Her script Chhayankaner Jonyo won the Shyamanand Jalan National Youth Theatre Award. 27 Stitches, her poetry collection was published in 2013. She studied film direction at FTII, Pune and her first independent feature film Karon Kolkata is in the making.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Colours of Shadow

 


 

 Amar Mudi 
Amar Mudi (1954) was born in West Midnapur district of West Bengal, India. He is a writer, translator in Bengali, Hindi and English. His short stories and poems have been published in Indian Literature, Asiawrites, Bhasabandhan, Aaramva, Kishore Bharati, Anubad Patrika etc. He has written several One Act Plays, directed and acted in many plays.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Curse of Badam Pahar : Savages of the East

 


 

 Dr. Prathap Kamath 
Prathap Kamath is Associate Professor of English at Sree Narayana College, Kollam affiliated to the University of Kerala.

A bilingual writer, he has published a collection of poems in English, Ekalavya: a book of poems and two collections of stories in Malayalam. Blood Rain and Other Stories is his first collection of stories in English. He also translates poems from Malayalam to English, and has published academic articles on poetry, drama and fiction. He holds a doctorate from Mahatma Gandhi University.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Blood Rain and Other Stories

 


 

 Dr. Usha Bande 
Dr. Usha Bande is an academic and critic by profession but a creative and journalistic writer by vocation. Usha Bande did her Ph.D. from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla and post-doctoral research from University of Florida, Gainesville (USA).

She is a prolific bilingual writer in English and Hindi. She has translated Marathi stories into Hindi and English. She has more than a dozen books to her credit; some of them are Violence in Media and Society; Culture, Nature and Literature, Ecology and Folk Traditions in Himachal Pradesh, a Coffee Table book entitled Forts and Palaces of Himachal Pradesh and Writing Resistance: A Comparative Study of Women Novelists.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. A Box of Stolen Moments

2. The Garden of Spice and Other Stories

 


 

 Archna Pant 
Archna Pant is an MBA and an ex-media and advertising professional. She has worked with the Indian Express, New Delhi. Her stories have been published in the Chicken Soup of Indian Single’s Soul, Chicken Soup of Indian Couple’s Soul, Chicken Soup of Indian Doctor’s Soul and Chicken Soup of Indian Brothers and Sisters’ Soul. A homemaker at present and a freelance writer, she lives in Delhi with her husband and her son.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Rainbows in the Desert and Other Stories

 


 

 Jinia Mukerjee 
Jinia Mukerjee’s short stories focus on the unobserved, unexpressed and often unheeded nuances of human emotions and relationships. Born in Kolkata, and trained as a Clinical Psychologist from University of Kolkata and Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, she was involved in the rehabilitation of mentally disadvantaged women in India, after which she worked as a Research Clinical Psychologist in Australia.


In the south of France, where she lives for the past 14 years, Jinia has worked as a psychotherapist, a lecturer in organisational behaviour in business schools, and is currently pursuing a doctoral fellowship in Management Science. Jinia’s short fictions and poetries have been published in Sahitya Academy’s journal Indian Literature, The Statesman’s festival and weekly editions, while her mental health awareness-raising articles have been published in magazines in France and Australia.


Jinia has also co-authored an award-winning Italian book on the politics, aesthetics and the semiotics of the female body that was critically acclaimed and prominently featured in Elle.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Violet is the Colour of My Heart

 


 

 Mohammad Aleem 
Mohammad Aleem, winner of many national level awards like Sanskriti Award for Literature, Urdu Academy Delhi Award, Navodit Lekhak Puraskar by Hindi Academy Delhi and National Junior Fellowship Award by Ministry of Culture, Government of India. He has many books to his credit. Mere Nalon Ki Ghumshudah Awaz (a novel in Urdu and Hindi by Penguin Books, India, 2008) is one of them. He has also written extensively for TV and Radio, and attended many national level literary seminars.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Rabia : Through All Joys and Sorrows

 


 

 Carlotta Ladyizumi Abrams 

Carlotta Ladyizumi Abrams has a bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University, an MFA from Arizona State and a PhD from the University of Southern Mississippi.She has traveled to over seventy countries. She is an international speaker and writer who is the Coordinator of Creative Writing at Estrella College in Arizona.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Smile on Your Brother

 


 

 Prof. Manju Jaidka 
Manju Jaidka is a Professor at the Department of English & Cultural Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh. A recipient of several national and international awards, she has several publications to her credit, including two novels, Spots of Time and Scandal Point, a play, The Seduction and Betrayal of Cat Whiskers, and a collection of poems, For Reasons Unknown. As the Chairperson of the Chandigarh Sahitya Akademi she organizes literary events on a regular basis and as the chief functionary of an academic organization with international linkages, she has been organizing international conferences successfully every year. She serves on the executive board of several leading international and national organizations.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Amaltas Avenue

 


 

 Srinivasan Charuhasan 
Charuhasan, a noted name in the South Indian film industry, practised law in Ramnad and Madurai districts in Tamil Nadu till 1975 and then at the Madras High Court till 1986. His acting career began with his debut in Uthiri Pookkal. He won instant recognition and acted in some famous roles in acclaimed films, bagging pretigious awards like a National Award for the best actor for Tabarana Kathe in Kannada in 1986, a Karnataka state award and a Filmfare Award in 1993. He is also a good singer, a musicologist, and a vibrant orator - both in English and Tamil.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Thinking on my Feet : Charuhasan Autobiography

 


 

 Sudama Panigrahi 
Sudama Panigrahi, a self made person, works in Indian Railways. He writes poems in English and Odia. His first novel, Love Across the Borders was published in 2013. His poems have been published in many national journals.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Slow Suicide of Sundri

 


 

 Neela Senthil 

Neela Senthil (Dr. M. Neelamalar) teaches media sciences at Anna University, Chennai. She has written a number of books and research articles. She has presented various papers in national/international conferences/seminars and has travelled widely and visited the countries such as the United Kingdom, Hong Kong and Mauritius for this purpose.


Her published books include, Media Law and Ethics, Kargil Revisited: Images and perceptions of the Kargil War after Ten years, Print Media Coverage of the 26/11 Mumbai Terror Coverage and Nationalism and National Integration in Tamil Films.


An Endless Refuge is her first published work of fiction. She hopes to follow it up with many more of the same genre.


She lives in Chennai with husband Dr. V. S. Senthil Kumar and her two children.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. An Endless Refuge

 


 

 Surabhi Sahu 
Surabhi has been residing in Singapore since 2004. She has worked as a senior financial journalist at The Mergermarket Group, as a senior market reporter at ICIS, part of Reed Business Information, and as a commodities reporter at Dow Jones Newswires, The Wall Street Journal Asia. She concluded her schooling from Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram, graduated in Economics (Hons) from St. Stephens College, University of Delhi, and completed a Masters in Business Economics from the Department of Business Economics, University of Delhi.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Chai Shop in Singapore

 


 

 Leena Sarma 
Leena Sarma is an officer with the Indian Railways and currently working as GM, Centre for Railway Information System, New Delhi. She is a well-known novelist from Assam with eight novels to her credit. A Melody in the Wilderness is her first English novel. Widely traveled, the writer developed the plot keeping America at the backdrop.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. A Melody in the Wilderness

 


 

 Syed Mohammad Irshad 
Syed is a Commerce graduate, born in Lucknow, India, in a landed family of lawyers on December 30, 1988. He has done his schooling from City Montessori School, Lucknow. Resilient, likes to innovate and involve himself in creative things. He enjoys ancient history and loves playing cricket as well. A teacher by profession and enjoys pedagogy and opines that ideologies and views should low smoothly and be shared without deiance. He has a keen interest in architecture.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. I saw... She came. She went... I saw.

 


 

 Dr. Lokendra Singh 
Dr. Lokendra Singh is a senior consultant neurosurgeon and Director of a busy neurosciences institute at Nagpur. He has also published many research papers in international journals of neurosurgery, three novels in English as well as an anthology of Hindi poems which was awarded the Maharashtra Hindi Sahitya Academy's top award for poetry and is a recipient of two patents for his surgical innovations.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Ajey! : The Invincible

2. Coffin Her Back : A Medical Detour

3. Reminiscences of a Neurosurgeon : Little Salty, Bit Sugary

 


 

 Ishaan Lalit 
Ishaan Lalit is a seasoned author, who through his unusual plots has gained many great reviews and fans. His book Hexagon won the award for best Science Fiction at the Indian Literary Awards but he continued to evolve changing genres and bringing fresh stories to his fans. This is his fourth project and it delves into a darker, more conflicted side of fiction while keeping his narration and the plot crisp.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. 21 – The Monarch Project

 


 

 A.V. Koshy 
Dr. Koshy is an established poet, critic, essayist and writer of iction. He has, to his credit, two published books. His poems have been chosen as editor’s picks for the Camel Saloon and one of them was nominated for the Pushcart Poetry Prize of 2012. His Treatise was chosen as one of the best Indian reads of 2012 by The Butterly and the Bee. At present, he teaches English Literature in Saudi Arabia.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Scream & Other Urban Legends

 


 

 Jose Varghese 
Jose Varghese is an English teacher whose research focuses on post- colonial iction. His Silver Painted Gandhi and Other Poems was listed in Grace Cavalieri’s Best Reading for Fall 2009, in Montserrat Review. He is the founder and chief editor of Lakeview International Journal of Literature and Arts and was the winner of the River Muse 2013 Spring Poetry Contest, USA, and runner up of the Salt Prize 2012, UK.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Silent Women and Other Short Stories

 


 

 Aboobacker Kappad 
Dr. Aboobacker Kappad, is a writer in Malayalam and translator. There are eight books in Malayalam to his credit, novels, short story collections, children’s books and Cultural study. He retired as Associate Professor of English from Government College, Koyilandy (Kerala).

 

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 Pratima Srivastava 
Pratima Srivastava is a full time naturalist, part time traveller, birdwatcher, and nature photographer. She loves and appreciates different colours of life. As an officer of the Indian Forest Service, she travels to areas that are remote, far away from the urban and flashy, and where nature in its pure and pristine form awaits to delight and surprise with its beauty. She also composes poems in Hindi and English.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Unfortunate Kidnapping : Tales of Destiny

 


 

 Jahid Akhtar 
Jahid Akhtar is a software developer by profession. He was born and brought up in Assam and resides in Bangalore with his wife Anjali and their little daughter, Jia. Jahid enjoys writing about some unforgettable moments, in his blog titled Flashbacks.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Story of Tublu : An Amazing Journey Called Life

 


 

 Nirmala Pillai 
Nirmala Pillai is a published writer and painter, with two collections of poems and short stories in various English journals. As a painter she has held painting exhibitions all over India. She is a Civil Service Officer with the Central Government of India.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Singing Earth : Stories Woven with a Twist of Love

 


 

 Vibha Batra 
Vibha Batra is an advertising consultant, author, poet, lyricist, and columnist. She's the author of 7 published books. She has also contributed short stories and poems to several anthologies.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Family Crossword : Quirky Characters Unexpected Endings

 


 

 Vandana Kumari Jena 
Vandana Kumari Jena is an officer of the 1979 batch of the Indian Administrative Service of the Orissa cadre. She writes middles, short stories and poetry. Her short stories have been published in over fifteen anthologies. Her first novel The Dance of Death was published by Har-Anand Publications in 2008. She is married with two sons. She lives in New Delhi.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Incubation Chamber

 


 

 Dr. Ramkumar Mukhopadhyay  

Ramkumar Mukhopadhyay, born in 1956 in Kolkata, has authored several novels, collections of short stories, travelogues, essays in Bengali. He did his Masters in English from the University of Calcutta and his Ph.D from Jadavpur University. Presently he is Director, Publishing Department, Visva-Bharati University. He is also a member of the Executive Board, Sahitya Akademi and President, Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad. Winner of Ananda Puraskar, Kusumanjali Award, Bankimchandra Smriti Puraskar, Katha Award etc, he has been translated into various languages.


He has represented the country as a writer in a number of international conferences.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Dove or a Man

 


 

 Nihar Pradhan 
Nihar Pradhan. Digital Strategist, Business Transformer, Process Innovator, Management Consultant, Creative Blogger & Amateur Photographer. Co-Founder & Partner of Digital Campus Services, an innovator of a pioneering Cloud Computing Solution for the Global Education Sector. Thought articles on Business Management in the leading nationals like The Economic Times to The Hindu and books on Electronic Commerce to Knowledge Management. He makes distance with the political dogmas and religious doctrines & breaks the distance with nature and nurturing ideas.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Makeup & Breakup Stories : Contemporary Classics for Digital Natives

 


 

 Sethu 
Sethu, a prominent modernist writer of Malayalam and a winner of the Sahitya Akademi and Kerala Sahitya Akademi awards, has around thirty-five titles of novels and stories to his credit. Many of his works have been translated into other languages. Three of his stories have been filmed in Malayalam and one in Bengali. A banker by profession, he is now the Chairman of the National Book Trust, India.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. During the Journey & Other Stories

 


 

 Naseer Ahmed Nasir 
Naseer Ahmed Nasir is one of the most eminent, distinct, cultured and thought provoking poets from Pakistan. He is considered as a trend setter poet of modern Urdu poems among his contemporaries. He has a poetic creed of his own, a fine sensibility and a gift of reflective abstraction. This is how critics have summarized Nasir's art. His poetry has been translated into various international languages such as English, Spanish, Russian, Romanian, Uzbek, Hindi and Persian along with some regional languages and has several poetry collections to his credit. He is also editor of an Urdu literary magazine 'Tasteer'. Naseer Ahmed Nasir was born on 1st April 1954 in a nondescript village Nagrian in Gujrat district of Punjab, Pakistan. A civil engineer by profession, he is married and having three children, and now permanently settled in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.

 

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 Ashoke Mitra 
Like shifting clouds, Ashoke Mitra juggles from being a scientist with five patents in chemical drug research to currently leading investment banking portfolios for a renowned multinational company. He is a man of several hobbies - photography, ornithology, traveling, sports, gardening and wildlife are few passions of his besides reading and writing.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Shifting Clouds : An Anthology of Short Stories

 


 

 Ajay Yadav 
Dr. Ajay Yadav is a consultant Anesthetist, Intensivist and pain specialist. His textbook of anesthesia is most saleable textbook book for undergraduates in India, South East Asia and Africa. He is a rational, logical and analytical thinker. It had always been his dream to write a book which can honestly unfurl the other side of curtain.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. From Where I See

 


 

 Rajeev Ranjan 
Rajeev Ranjan graduated in physics from University of Delhi in the year 1996. He works for Government of India in senior executive position. A voracious reader and writer, Rajeev has written two more bestselling novels.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. That Man in the Mirror : Love... Lust... Life...

 


 

 Payal Sareen Reddy 
Payal Sareen Reddy is a salaried professional in the financial industry. Ashoka Bala Reddy is a creative person who works for an animation company. After more than 10 years of living life the way it 'should' be, the couple decided to pen a fiction-drama novel based on their friends' true stories.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Shadi on Toes

 


 

 Ashoka Bala Reddy 
Ashoka Bala Reddy is a creative person who works for an animation company. Payal Sareen Reddy is a salaried professional in the financial industry. After more than 10 years of living life the way it 'should' be, the couple decided to pen a fiction-drama novel based on their friends' true stories.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Shadi on Toes

 


 

 Pushan Kumar Dutta 
Pushan Kumar Dutta is a retired Deputy Drug Controller from the Ministry of Health. He has devoted his life, post retirement to writing. Besides publishing some of the reference books on drugs, he also penned two novels based on Mughal history: Relics of the Lesser Mughals and Old Delhi New Delhi.
Then, Now and Beyond is his latest book on reincarnation and mythology. He has dedicated more than a decade in writing this book. He hasn’t left any stones unturned in authenticating the veracity of the unusual powers of Indian saints.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Then, Now and Beyond

 


 

 Puja Miri Yajnik 
Puja Miri Yajnik has written stories for children. These stories have been received with much acclaim throughout the country and abroad. She has also written for newspapers and magazines on a great variety of subjects ranging from school examination system to the conveniences and vagaries of mobile telephones, theatre and life and times of celebrities like Maharani Gayatri Devi and Michael Jackson. Puja is an avid reader, and extremely caring parent and a prolific writer.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Curse of the Winwoods

 


 

 Rashmi Singh 

Rashmi Singh is an author not by chance but by birth. With six books in the market, Rashmi Singh has never tied herself to any particular genre. A well known figure in the literary world, The Memsaheb is her seventh book and fifth fiction.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Shameless Betrayals

2. The Memsaheb

 


 

 Anand Choudhary 
Anand Choudhary is a first time author, social entrepreneur and a former journalist based in the city of Katihar in Eastern India. He has a Masters degree in Human Resource and Knowledge Management from Lancaster University Management School, UK. In addition, he also possesses a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, New Delhi and BA (Hons) in Psychology.
Anand returned to India in 2012 and planted one of the largest high-density mango orchards in the state of Bihar which has provided lots of employment opportunities to the people of his village. He also runs a foundation named `Dr. Sudha Rani Sinha Foundation Trust'' in the memory of his beloved mother Prof Sudha Rani Sinha which provides cash prizes to meritorious students of his region. Newspapers including New Indian Express, Dainik Bhaskar, Dainik Jagran, Hindustan and Prabhat Khabar have done several stories on him whilst news channels including www.news18.com, Rastriya Sahara (Bihar & Jharkhand) have reported about his work.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The MBA Farmer

2. What is Life ? From the Eyes of the Observer

 


 

 Dinesh Unnikrishnan 
Dinesh Unnikrishnan, a journalist based in Mumbai and hails from Thrissur in Kerala. Presently the Financial Editor of Firstpost, he has worked in the past for Mint news paper in the Hindustan Times Group and other news organizations such as the New Indian Express, the United News of India, the Press Trust of India and the Reuters, since 2004. The Arrival is Dinesh’s first novel, although his writings have appeared across various publications over the years. Dinesh is the winner of 2011 Ramnath Goenka Award for journalists in the ‘Business and Economic Journalism’ category.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Arrival

 


 

 Peter Fama 
Peter Fama was born in rural Ontario, Canada. He came from a large family with ten children. He studied at Canadian universities and moved to Asia. He has lived and worked in five different countries, traveled extensively in North America, Asia, and Europe, and taught at a variety of universities throughout his career. He reads broadly and extensively in his free time. Currently, Peter is living with his wife Joanna in Bangkok.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The World United

 


 

 Hari Prasad 
Smitten at a very young age by adventure and romance that only literature could provide, Hari has spent his life in indefatigable pursuit of great storytelling. While all other aspects of his life might be a cliché, including being an IIM pass out, Hari strives to capture the singular and fantastical in his writing.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Suicide Diary

 


 

 Divyasha 
Divyasha multitasks as an Engineering student, an artist, a Dragon Ball Z fan, a young editor for newspapers, a sleeping-record breaker, an anonymous blogger, a relationship advisor, and an avid reader. A Scholastics Writing Awards winner, she is passionate about her writing and clueless about her future.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. A 20-Something Cool Dude

 


 

 Debasis Panigrahi 
Debasis Panigrahi is a popular and critically acclaimed writer of short stories, short fiction, novella and novel in Odia, an Indian classical language. A recipient of ‘Odisha Sahitya Academy Award’, his stories have been translated and published in English, Hindi, Bengali, Telugu and Kannada. He is a member of Indian Police Service and lives in Cuttack, an ancient and historical town of eastern India.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Things Left Unsaid…

 


 

 Esha Pandey 
Esha Pandey is an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, having worked in Delhi and currently serving in Lakshadweep. She has done her Masters in International Relations and subsequently completed Masters of Philosophy in American Studies from JNU, Delhi. Before becoming a civil servant she dabbled with the idea of being a journalist and worked with Times of India as copy editor. She has won a United Nations FPA Award for Excellence for the "Best short story". She is an avid blogger, voracious reader, a committed wife and a hands-on mother to her little bundle of joy.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. I Will Meet You There

 


 

 K V Mohankumar 

K V Mohankumar, a distinguished novelist and short story writer. Member of Indian Administrative Service. Author of 15 books. He has written best selling novels in Malayalam like Ushnaraasi (The Scorched Earth), Sradhasesham (Beyond Salvation), Jaaranum Poochayum (Paramour and the Cat), and Ezhaamindriyam (The Seventh Sense).
Pranayaththinte Moonnaam Kannu (The Third Eye of Love), a fictionalized philosophical quest based on Tantric Buddhism, bagged several Literary Awards in Malayalam.


 

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 Manjula Cherkil 

Manjula Cherkil, a research associate for the Five College Women’s Studies Research Center (FCWSRC), Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, US and a translator. Most of her professional life has been spent in research and providing administrative support for conducting training programs in Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility, offered by the Centre for Corporate Governance and Citizenship at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India’s premier national management institute, where she was employed for more than three decades.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Third Eye of Love (Translator)

 


 

 Shine Syamaladevi 
Shine Syamaladevi was born in a small village in Kerala. An avid reader and daydreamer since childhood, he believes passionate dreams really come true. The journeys around the nation on various official appointments added fuel to his passion, eventually resulting in his first book.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Ribbon Trap

 


 

 Krishan Kalra 

An engineer by training, Krishan Kalra worked in the corporate world for 38 years, followed by 7 years as Additional Secretary General of FICCI and another 3 as Secretary General of the PHD Chamber.


He has been a prolific writer and a frequent public speaker.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Potpourri of Everyday Life

 


 

 Naqvi Mohammad 

Naqvi Mohammad hails from old Lucknow, from a landed family of lawyers. Accidently a commerce graduate, he has passion for pure literature than anything else. He loves experimenting with ‘why’ and ‘where’ of human emotions in his writings. He has keen interest in relics, history, nature, philosophy, cooking, and aesthetics.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Back to the Graves

 


 

 Nitu 

Nitu completed her Post-graduation from Panjab University, Chandigarh. She then became one of the first Lady Officers to join the Armed forces. With an unconventional choice for a career, she led a conventional life. Her service took her to various conflict theatres of the country and also provided a rare insight into the lives of women on both sides of the conflict. She is an experienced officer of the 1991 batch of CRPF. She has worked in tough areas and handled critical assignments.


Recipient of the Police Medal for Meritorious Service, Antrik Suraksha Padak and Kathin Seva Padak, she has worked closely with women in the forces. Active in community service, she has been associated with NGOs particularly working with street children, people with disabilities and widows. She has been closely associated with women in conflict areas.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Half Life

2. Resurrection : A Woman Reborn

3. Resurrection : A Woman Reborn (Chinese)

 


 

 Rungeen Singh 

Rungeen Singh, M.A. English Literature and LLB, has over 45 years English teaching experience. She has 750 articles, short stories, poems and middles published. Nearly 100 books for children have been published or accepted. She has won prizes in the Tinkle, Family Magazine, Children’s Book Trust competition and the Femina-Aahat Contest.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Take a Chill Pill

 


 

 Indrani Talukdar 

Indrani Talukdar, a writer/editor/journalist, has worked extensively in India and Australia. Apart from working as music and art critic for The Pioneer and Financial Express in the 90s, she also won the Rotary Exchange Fellowship (to Argentina) and the Greater Dandenong Short Story Writing Competition (Melbourne 2003). Her debut novel, When the Lamps were Lit was serialized as an e-book by indianwoman.com. She has a Masters degree in Communication Studies from RMIT University (Melbourne). She is now working as Editor for IRMA at Anand in Gujarat.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Second Note

2. The Sound of Secrecy

 


 

 D. Ramakrishnaiah 

D. Ramakrishnaiah, a retired IAS officer of 1967 batch, served in his home cadre Andhra Pradesh. In his long professional career spanning more than three decades, he has many interesting experiences to share. He is a multifaceted personality: an athletic champion of Andhra University, participated in several cultural activities and authored a few books as part of his creating writing hobby.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Sathyameva Jayathe

 


 

 Debalina Haldar 

Debalina is an alumna of the 2015 batch of IIM Lucknow. She is the Critics’ Choice Award winner of Illuminati ’11, winner of the McGough & Co. International Letter Writing Competition and recipient of the winning award of Anubhuti ’14 at the Lucknow Literary Fest. Her debut novel, The Female Ward, was internationally published in 2013. Debalina works as a management consultant. She also sings Rabindrasangeet, performs Bharatanatyam dance and enjoys public speaking.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Wrinkles in Memory

 


 

 N.K. Sondhi 

A banker by profession, N.K. Sondhi started writing with what he had learnt during his service, after his retirement. His first book was Management of Banking. He then turned to fictional writing, giving an account of the aftermath of the partition of India in 1947 in his novel Cart Full of Husk, published in the USA. Eager to know about the capital of India, Delhi, he traced its roots to an ancient village of Delhi, Mehrauli and wrote a book on it titled Forgotten City of Delhi. His curiosity to know why the Korean people visit Ayodhya led him to write the story of the legendary Indian princess from Ayodhya who travelled over the sea 2000 years ago to marry the Korean King Kim Suro to start a new Korean dynasty.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. A Match Made in Heaven : A 2000-year Old Love Story (The Legend of an Indian Princess who Became the Queen of Korea)

 


 

 Monikuntala Bhattacharjya 

Monikuntla Bhattacharjya is a well known and popular figure in Assamese literature. Within a very short period, she established herself as a versatile and prominent writer. Her writings are very unique and marvelous, different and vibrant which could not be expressed in words. In the year 2000 she has expressed herself through poems and in 2004 she won the Munin Barkataky award for short stories. In the year 2008 she was awarded the prestigious Kalaguru Bisnu Prasad Rabha award by the Asam Sahitya Sabha for her novel based on mobile theater and in the year 2010 the Bhabani Sarma Smarak short stories award. Her writings has been translated into several languages. Puja Rajkumari is Executive Editor of ‘North East Business Reporter’ and Co-founder of online magazine ‘The MindSpace’ (www.themindspacemag.com). Earlier she worked with the prestigious ‘The Little Magazine’ and Foreign Policy journal ‘Diplomatist Plus’. Her works have been published in various national and international journals and newspapers.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. How I Wish

 


 

 K.R.G. Nair 

Dr. K.R.G. Nair took to teaching in his alma mater – the University of Delhi – to become the first Dean of the Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Humanities and the founder Director for over a decade of the multi-disciplinary Centre for Canadian Studies. His auto-biographical book Road not taken was brought out in 2010. He has to his credit also two collections of short stories – Onam on the Yamuna banks and Extraordinarily Ordinary published in 2012 and 2016 respectively. These have been very well-received and described in critical reviews as must-reads.

 

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1. Double Rainbow : Colours of Home... Love... Family... Faith...

 


 

 Jeff Wordsmith 

A retired university lecturer in English, Jeff Wordsmith has worked in Holland, Denmark, Finland, Saudi Arabia and Oman. This is his debut book. He began with poetry much of which was published in American literary journals and moved on to journalism, mainly by writing for Fullosia Press.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. @ Overdrive to the Stars

 


 

 Pranava Tripathi 

A retired university lecturer in English, Jeff Wordsmith has worked in Holland, Denmark, Finland, Saudi Arabia and Oman. This is his debut book. He began with poetry much of which was published in American literary journals and moved on to journalism, mainly by writing for Fullosia Press.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Overdrive to the Stars

 


 

 Kushal Mitra 

Born in the Calcutta of 80’s, he has spent a little over a decade sailing around the globe. This book was conceived during one such voyage where he had set out to conquer a new land. Apart from writing, he has a keen interest in touching people's life and bring a smile on their faces.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. With You... Without You... : Every friendship has its own story

 


 

 Pragnya Patnaik 

Pragnya Patnaik is the co-founder and Assistant Editor of the Odia fortnightly newspaper Vaisakhi. She contributes articles to various newspapers and magazines and has authored a book of poems titled My Pen Speaks. Formerly, a software professional with prominent MNCs, she is now a full time author. Besides English, Pragnya also loves writing in Hindi and her mother tongue Odia.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Love is not Lost

 


 

 Balvinder Kumar 

Balvinder Kumar is a senior civil servant belonging to the Indian Administrative Service and is currently posted as Secretary to the Government of India. Besides a regular practitioner of transcendental meditation (TM), he has varied interests including painting, writing and reading with special focus on cosmology, quantum mechanics, consciousness and spirituality. He has been an ardent follower and believer in new age spirituality.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Awakening The Thinking Mind : An Inward Journey

 


 

 Revathi Raj Iyer 
Revathi Raj Iyer is a freelance writer, book reviewer, company director, service volunteer and yoga/fitness enthusiast. She has worked in the corporate field for over a decade and bid adieu to a rewarding career with a multinational to become a full time mum. Bombay is her hometown and Baroda her abode after marriage. This was followed by a long stint in Fiji Islands, where she also started to learn yoga, pursued the training in New Zealand and continues her passion after moving to India. She lives in Ahmedabad.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. My Friendship with Yoga

 


 

 Perumpadavam Sreedharan 
Perumpadavam Sreedharan, a fulltime fiction-writer, screenwriter, with more than 25 titles to his credit; a winner of the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award, Vayalar Award and many other awards and honours, he has reached the pinnacle of glory as Oru Sankeerthana Pole emerged from his pen. He was formerly the Chairman of Kerala Sahitya Akademi. He has also been an office-bearer of front-ranking writers' organizations.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Like A Psalm...

 


 

 Avijitt Ssood 
Avijitt Ssood, a 28-year-old, was born in Ghaziabad and grew up in Delhi. He is an alumnus of Kendriya Vidyalaya Vikaspuri, B.Tech from GGSIPU Kashmiri Gate and earned an MBA degree from NITIE, Mumbai. Currently, he is working with an established Media House. He is involved in writing fictional love stories, sci–fi, and motivational literature that will come shortly. He also writes English and Hindi poems.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. It's Never a Break-up in Love

 


 

 Abhik Chakraborty 
Abhik is a Data Scientist for food and a writer for soul. He has been a contributing author for many anthologies and a freelance reporter for a number of websites. He has a yearning towards writing for Indian Social Evils and Mystery. An introvert, writing for him is an enthralling escapade.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Shadows of the Departed

 


 

 Giri Kurichiyath 
Giri Kurichiyath is a struggling writer who hopes that with the publication of The Wickerman Chronicles, his struggles will be over. Otherwise he doesn't struggle much thanks to his day job at a Television Channel that goes on till ten at night.

Kurichiyath has been writing ever since he was four – mostly homework and impositions. Then he stopped writing homework and impositions – it cost him a few grades – and turned his attention to writing something useful and at times funny. The Wickerman Chronicles is the result of that and is at times funny although not quite useful!

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Wickerman Chronicles

 


 

 Shubhs 
Shubhs loves to read and write fiction. Her dream is to reside in a house with a wall to wall library. She is a CFA - ICFAI, CS and MBA. “Just like Management, writing is both a science and an art,” she chuckles, with a glint in her eyes.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. R U Nuts?

 


 

 Anirban Basu 
Anirban Basu, an IT professional in one of the top-ten global steel companies, writes in English and Bengali in his spare time. His previous publications in English are a collection of sci-fi stories, detective novel and translations. This apart, his detective and sci-fi stories have also been published in Bengali.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. IT @D Day : When Machine Hunts Man

 


 

 Subhash Chandra 
Dr. Subhash Chandra taught English Literature at S.B.S. College (Delhi University). His stories explore the lives of the marginalized, the ironies of life, and the existential angst of the oppressed. Some of his stories have been published in CONFLUENCE (London), South Asian Ensemble (Toronto), MUSE India, Reading Hour, among others and a story was adjudged the winning entry in a contest.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Not Just Another Story

 


 

 Aftab Yusuf Shaikh 
Aftab has been writing and publishing poems since the age of eight. He has published four collections of poetry, Poems Twenty Ten (2010), Emma (2012), Daddy and Ibrahim (2014) and Bachelor of Arts (2015). He was born, brought up and is based in Mumbai.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Library Girl : A Selfless Love Story

 


 

 Ajay Mohapatra 
Ajay Mohapatra has a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s degree in literature (Odia language). He has authored twenty-one books that include short stories, novels and drama, apart from books in civil engineering and vastu shastra. He has to his credit television shows in Etv (Time Pass serial) and Otv (Katha Sarena serial). His stories have been telecast as teleserials, telefilms and drama.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. The Untouchable

 


 

 Madhurima Duttagupta 
Madhurima Duttagupta started her career as a journalist with The Times of India. She has written for several national and international magazines and dailies like The Hindu, Deccan Herald, and TimeOut Singapore. Her previous book, Goddess & Whore, was introduced to the delegates at the 50th International Regional Language Centre conference on ‘Transcending Boundaries in Language Learning’ in Singapore, in March 2015. She has been a commissioned writer for McGraw-Hill Books and has written for the international literary journal, The Missing Slate.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. 21 Grams

 


 

 Rakhi Sunil Kumar 
Rakhi Sunil Kumar’s first fiction Dancing Mirrors published in 2012 was appreciated for a fresh perspective on love. She likes to delve into human emotions and relationships. Her second fiction Bougainvillea is an emotional riot exploring insecurities in love. An IT consultant by profession, Rakhi is married to Sunil whom she credits for her journey to the world of writing.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Bougainvillea : Anywhere, Everywhere

 


 

 Shilpi M Bhardwaj 
Shilpi M Bhardwaj is an M.SC Gold medalist in Developmental Psychology. Her name denotes artistry and her inspiration comes from life… She gave up professional services in corporate world to pursue her creativity. Shilpi is a practicing Tarot Card Reader, counselor and now a writer… She resides in Mumbai with her family.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Sacral Iccha : A Plethora of Love and Emotions

 


 

 Ketan Vaidya 
Ketan Vaidya is a senior communication professional. He also worked as the Deputy Director of Symbiosis School of Media and Communication, Bengaluru. He served as the Media Advisor to the US Consulate, Mumbai and the Global Issues Advisor to the US Embassy, New Delhi before that. He has also worked as a television journalist with NDTV, Aajtak and Star News in Mumbai. Although in a migratory phase currently Ketan identifies himself as a quintessential Mumbaikar. A connoisseur of everything belonging to Genre Mumbai, Hope Express is his first book in English.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Hope Express : Tomorrow is a New Day

 


 

 A.J. Thomas 
Thomas, A.J.: An Indian English poet, fiction writer and translator. He was Editor of Indian Literature, and is Guest Editor now. Taught English in Benghazi University, Ajdabiya Branch, Libya from 2008 to 2014. His contributions include Germination (Poetry, 1989), Aagami Pal Ka Nirman (His poetry in Hindi translation-2010), and more than 20 translated and edited works, besides several anthology appearances in international publications. A recipient of Katha Award, AKMG Prize (1997) and Vodafone Crossword Award (2007). He was a Senior Consultant at IGNOU, Senior Fellow, Department of Culture, Govt. of India and Honorary Fellow, Department of Culture, Government of South Korea. Guest Speaker/Poet in writers’ conferences and readings in South Korea (thrice), Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong and Nepal.

 

Title(s) of this author available with us :

1. Like A Psalm... (Translator)

 


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