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Abhinav Das (1 Post )

Abhinav Das, also known as “Meet” at home, lives in Irving, Texas. He is 11 years old and he will be going to 6th grade this year. His interest for writing prose and poetry developed when he was in 3rd Grade. His hobbies are reading books and playing outdoor games like cricket, soccer. He is also fond of Mathematics. He had participated in CFBISD Math Olympiad [2017 - 2nd Position; 2019 - 2nd Position]

Aiman Abdullah (1 Post )

Aiman Abdullah, who is born in Kolkata, inculcates in her the passion for writing poetry. Enjoys reading and travelling. She is also a practicing lawyer at the High Court, Calcutta

Dr Bhaskar Bhattacharyya (1 Post )

Consultant Ophthalmologist at Disha Eye Hospitals, West Bengal. Keen traveler and enthusiastic photographer, Dr Bhaskar Bhattacharyya enjoys capturing his memorable travel moments through his camera lens.

Learning And Creativity Desk (206 Posts )

Learning & Creativity is your one stop resource for all that is associated with encouraging learning and creativity in children, teens and even adults. Learning & Creativity offers the finest literary works, tips, advice, art work, art supplies, books, book reviews, movie info… and more!

Lekha Sengupta (1 Post )

Lekha Sengupta, a romantic at heart, grew up in the suburban town of Asansol, West Bengal, India. She has a Master's and B.Ed degrees from the esteemed University of Kolkata. Her roots are embedded in a humble, yet joyful upbringing. She has taught English Literature and Language to students at high school and is presently engaged in research and documentation of Spiritual Literature. Her family supports her creative writing initiatives and her husband happens to be her best critic. Presently, she lives in the USA with her husband and eight year old daughter.

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.

Lipi Bhattacharya (13 Posts )

A travel enthusiast and voracious reader. Lipi Bhattacharya spends her free time travelling to historical places and those lesser known terrains.

Lopamudra Banerjee (50 Posts )

Lopamudra (Lopa) Banerjee is an author, editor, poet and writing instructor staying in Dallas, Texas with her family, but originally from Kolkata, India. She has a Masters in English with thesis in Creative Nonfiction from University of Nebraska and also Masters in English from University of Calcutta, India. Apart from writing and editing some critically acclaimed books and being awarded with the Reuel International Prize for Poetry (2017) and for Translation (2016), she has dabbled in all genres of writing, from journalism and content writing to academic essays and fiction/poetry. She has been interviewed in various e-zines, literary blogs and also at TV (Kolkata) and at radio stations in Dallas, Texas. Very recently, she has been part of the upcoming short film 'Kolkata Cocktail', a docu-feature based on poetry, but her love for writing feature stories go back to her journalism days when she interviewed people from all walks of life and wrote essays and articles based on them. She loves performing poetry as spoken words art and has performed in various forums in India and USA.

Pakanati Lakshmi Priya (1 Post )

Pakanati Lakshmi Priya, was into vintage films and music right from childhood. She observed and absorbed a lot from her father who himself was a good collector of filmy memorablia, a tradition carried on by her brother who whose house is a treasure trove of collections. An avid book reader Priya chooses to call herself a student throughtout her life. Though a university gold medallist from Osmania University in M.Sc Zoology, she went on to do her M.B.A from the same university and taught marketing in a business school for 5 years. Due to delicate health she quit her job and is currently running music groups on the Facebook much to the delight of vintage fans as they continue to enjoy her posts of old films , songs and information.

Partha Sarathi Mukherjee (1 Post )

Partha Sarathi Mukherjee, alias Sarathi Lokenath is a teacher of English literature and also a published poet and writer in various anthologies and e-zines. After his premature superannuation, he is still in teaching profession at the age touching sixty. He is the author of “Between Life”, an anthology of poems in Amazon. He seeks criticism, through which best correction comes. He has recently received the International Reuel Prize for Best Teacher (2017), instituted by The Significant League, at Delhi Litexperia on August 2017.

Srijan Chakraborty (1 Post )

I'm Srijan, 11 years old. I live in Pune, Maharashtra. I'm a student of City International School, Wanowrie. I like drawing very much.

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.

Today’s Motivation

“A new experience can be extremely pleasurable, or extremely irritating, or somewhere in between, and you never know until you try it out.” 
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“A new experience can be extremely pleasurable, or extremely irritating, or somewhere in between, and you never know until you try it out.” ― Lemony Snicket,