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NAW Interview with Shobhan Bantwal

Shobhan Bantwal

Shobhan Bantwal is the author of six novels and one anthology. Her books combine contemporary women’s issues with romantic elements. Her articles have appeared in The Writer, Romantic Times, India Abroad, Little India, New Woman, and India Currents. Her short…

NAW Interview With Chetan Mahajan

Chetan Mahajan

Chetan Mahajan is the CEO of HCL Learning Ltd. He has lived for many years in the US, where he earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. He now lives with his family in Delhi NCR. The Bad Boys…

NAW Interview with Arun Kaul

Arun Kaul

Wing Commander Arun Kaul (Retd.) is an alumni of St.Stephen’s College. He is a graduate and post graduate in English Literature from Delhi University. He has served the Indian Air Force, a career he found most fulfilling, dignified and honourable.…

NAW Interview with Kavery Nambisan

Kavery Nambisan

Kavery Nambisan is a surgeon by profession. She graduated from St John’s Medical College, Bangalore, and did her surgical training and FRCS in England. Since then she has devoted most of her working life to practice in rural India and…

NAW Interview with Jaya Padmanabahan

Jaya Padmanabhan

Jaya is a Fiction Writer and Journalist. Jaya’s short stories, essays and articles have appeared in India Currents, New America Media, Talking Cranes, InTheFray.com and Khabar Magazine. She is Editor of India Currents. NAW-  When did your literary journey begin?…

NAW Interview with Radha Thomas

Radha Thomas was born in Tamil Nadu, grew up in Mumbai and Delhi and then left for the USA to pursue her dream of becoming a jazz singer. She is also a trained Dhrupad singer and currently works for Explocity.com in Bangalore as VP…

NAW interview with Renita D’Silva

Renita D Silva

Renita D’Silva loves stories, both reading and creating them. Her short stories have been published in ‘The View from Here’, ‘Bartleby Snopes’, ‘this zine’, ‘Platinum Page’, ‘Paragraph Planet’ among others and have been nominated for the ‘Pushcart’ prize and the…

(Not) Origami by Shriram Sivaramakrishnan

Every moment Take a magazine (anything will do) and throw it out of your window on its spine; watch: how it sways in the free air… Now! Forget it. Now watch: the flutter of its pages as they take wings…

‘Pluck and Play’ by Shriram Sivaramakrishnan

Every moment a plant loses an argument somewhere, when the stem is misunderstood-   its intention, articulated at the pedicel: is plucked.   Poet’s Bio: Shriram Sivaramakrishnan is an eternal lover of ‘things in between’, roads less travelled, emotions seldom expressed,…

NAW interview with Supriya Parulekar

Supriya Parulekar

Supriya Parulekar’s first book was ‘A Soulful of Lie,’ published by Leadstart. She has worked as a columnist for ‘Yuva,’ a magazine meant for youth. Do read her book, ‘BFF: Best Friends Forever.’ NAW- When did your literary journey begin?…

NAW Interview with Aditya Sudarshan

aditya sudarshan

Formally trained as a lawyer, Aditya Sudarshan is the author of ‘A Nice Quiet Holiday’ (Westland Books, 2009), and ‘Show Me A Hero.’ He also writes literary criticism for The Hindu Literary Review and other publications. NAW- When did your…

NAW Interview with Abha Iyengar

Abha Iyengar

Abha Iyengar is an internationally published freelance writer and poet. Her work has appeared in several anthologies, magazines and literary journals, both in print and online. She is a Kota Press Poetry Anthology contest winner. Her story, ‘The High Stool’…