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amitshankarsaha and he blogs at Amit's Diary.
Avyudaya Centre for Transformation. Aroop Banerjee is an entrepreneur, explorer, learner and enjoys working with new ideas, strategies and businesses. He brings with him unique experiences of working with quite a few start-ups and bringing them to the stage of self sufficiency. He has keen ability to connect with the ground realities and work out practical ways to achieve business goals.
Manasvi in 2006; blog-space of Manipal Institute in 2014, and anthology “Roots and Meanderings” in 2015 respectively.
Dr. Janet Brill (Ph D, RD, LDN) is a renowned nutrition & fitness expert, writer and consultant. She is the author of three books - Cholesterol Down, Prevent a Second Heart Attack and Blood Pressure Down book. She blogs to share Mediterranean recipes and tips to promote health and longevity.
Suvarnarekha an anthology of poems written by women published by The Poetry Society of India. The story is a part of a recently brought out collection of short stories, Cradle Snatcher’s Distress and Other Stories. The book can be bought at instamojo and pothi.com
Lily Swarn (1 Post )A post graduate in English from Punjab University, Lily taught in degree classes. A gold medalist and a university colour holder for dramatics and histrionics, Lily enjoyed editing the college magazine and writing middles for newspapers. Poetry is a passion that flared after her young son's sudden demise.
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Maitreyee B Chowdhury is a web columnist, poet and creative writer. She is author of three books 'Reflections on My India', 'Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen: Bengali Cinema's First Couple' and 'Where Even The Present Is Ancient: Benaras'. She writes on cinema and art too. Maitreyee writes for Criterion Literary Journal; a journal of media studies 'Kottaka'; Indian Express (Bay Area); Indian Ruminations; YOMO Art Gallery (South East Asian Art House); Gallery 2000 (French Art House); The Sip of Life, etc.
Echoes From The Vortex (A Memoir) and Caught in Two Winds. Her stories and poems are published in several anthologies around the world. Her real life snippets are published in the Chicken Soup for the Indian Soul series and a short story written by her was listed for the 2013 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.
Nazir Wani (1 Post )A Kashmir University Gold medalist (2002) in English Literature, Wani Nazir, from Pulwama J&K India, is an alumnus of the University of Kashmir, Srinagar. Presently working as Lecturer English in the Department of Education, J&K, he has been writing both prose and poetry in English, Urdu and in his mother tongue Kashmiri. He is a voracious reader and reviewer. He contributes his brain-children- his poetry and prose, in Kashur Qalm and The Significant League, and has been receiving laurels for his writings.
Silent Drizzle. She has her world pivoting around her brother, pen and music and is also published by online journal, Writer's Ezine.
Learning and Creativity and Silhouette Magazine. To talk of a few passions of Peeyush, one must start with music. He is known to be a collector of music and information pertaining to Indian cinema (majorly Hindi) spanning a period from early 1930s to 1980s. He has a large collection of Bengali and Punjabi music and material as well. He also boasts of a huge library of related material. Peeyush has delivered talks and lectures on music appreciation, contributed write ups in numerous news papers and magazines. He has co-authored a tribute publication on Anil Biswas as well. He has co-hosted radio talk shows on music as well. Met and interviewed a number of personalities. Occasionally, he delivers talks even now. Peeyush has been the founder secretary of the prestigious, Vintage Hindi Music Lovers Association in Bangalore that honored Anil Biswas in 1985. He is known as a storehouse of old Hindi music and information regarding music and movies. Another passion that he has is regarding Vedic culture and literature. He is well read and is invited in various centers to deliver enlightening lectures on Vedic values. His range spans from four Vedas to Upanishads and Darshans as well as Bhagvad Gita. He has delivered talks on Yog Darshan in Yoga schools and large gatherings. He currently lives in Oshawa, Ontario in Canada.
Rahul Mall (1 Post )Rahul Mall is a passionate poet, writer and an artist who lives in the Kathmandu Valley, capital of Nepal. Having recently completed his Bachelors in commerce he is currently working in an advertising firm in Nepal. His works have been published in various online magazines and anthologies. He has also been featured on radio for his poetry. He believes that a paintbrush and a pen are the greatest weapons known to mankind and strives to learn and excel in both.
Incredible Women Of India, which publishes inspirational life stories of real Indian women. Her short stories have been published in an anthology named ‘An Atlas of Love’ by Rupa publications, feminafastfiction.com, readomania.com. Rhiti is currently working on her first Novel. Rhiti also blogs at The Scattered thoughts of Mrs.Bose
Moviemaniacs and Bookoholics to be that happy place where people bursting with views and reviews around movies and books can meet and mingle with like minded people.
SMM Ausaja (1 Post )Film historian and renowned archivist of vintage film memorabilia SMM Ausaja is VP of Osianama, the world’s largest art and cinema archive online. Based in Mumbai, Ausaja has collected, preserved, archived and restored a phenomenal collection of posters, movie stills, song synopsis booklets, lobby cards, glass slides, post cards, LP records and other film memorabilia over the last two and a half decades. He can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org
Sumauli Mukherjee loves penning her thoughts on the places she travels, the books she reads and the movies she watches. Being an amateur shutterbug, Sumauli enjoys to frame moments and shares a visual that her mind speaks.
Reborn at 70.
Uma Subedi (1 Post )Uma Subedi is a young Nepali poet, lyricist, story writer, editor, singer, and much loved and celebrated fiction writer. She writes in Nepali and knows many other regional languages. Her first published book, a Ghazal collection titled TapkiyaraAnjulima, was published in 2010 which won the “Best Book Award” by the International Nepali Literature Society. Her second book, collection of poems titled Tirsanakachhalharu, came out in 2011 which also received approbations by poets and readers alike, in and around nation. Her first fiction Toda earned her nationwide fame and won prestigious ‘RamrajPantaSmriti Award’. Her second fiction Iti was published in 2016 which popular Nepali literary landscape. Apart from doing creative and critical writing, Subedi is also on the board of few literary organizations. She is one of the Founding Directors of Aawahan (Think Differently), a non-conformist literary forum based in Kathmandu. With her two other Co-Directors, Subediruns monthly events on ghazal, poems, books, music, art, creative and critical thinking, and contemporary issues.
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