Category: Authors Speak

NAW Interview with Chitrangada Mukherjee

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Chitrangada Mukherjee was born and raised in the scenic north-eastern state of Tripura. She post graduated in History from the Presidency College in Kolkata, a city which made her a thinker. A love affair resulting in marriage brought her to…

NAW Interview with Manu Bhattathiri

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MANU BHATTATHIRI is a Keralite settled in Bengaluru. He has worked as an advertising copywriter, a journalist and a college lecturer. At present he co-owns a small advertising agency. His previous book, Savithri’s Special Room and Other Stories, was widely…

NAW Interview with Suraj Laxminarayanan

Suraj is a big fan of crime and mystery thrillers. Movies in the genre of crime and suspense inspired him to take up writing on similar subjects. He started by writing movie reviews. He lives in Bangalore and is a software…

NAW Interview with Jamil Urfi

Born in 1960, Jamil Urfi completed his schooling from Delhi and later studied at the Aligarh Muslim University, University of Delhi, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and in England. As a campus correspondent for Youth Times – a youth magazine published by…

NAW Interview with Khushnuma Daruwala

After exciting childhood dreams that vacillated between astronomy, zoo keeping and diving with great white sharks, Khushnuma eventually settled for something a tad tamer-advertising. Six years ago, while on a sabbatical, she rediscovered her love for writing something more than…

NAW Interview with Kanishka Gupta

Kanishka Gupta is a literary agent, author and consultant. He is the founder of Writer’s Side, the largest literary agency and consultancy in South Asia. In less than seven years since forming Writer’s Side, he has represented more than 400…

NAW Interview with Mukul Deva

Mukul Deva completed his education from La Martiniere College, Lucknow, the National Defence Academy, Pune, and the Indian Military Academy, Dehra Dun. Mukul was commissioned in the SIKH LIGHT INFANTRY of the Indian Army in 1981. After retirement, he opened the…

NAW Interview with Ajit Harisinghani

Ajit Harisinghani is a speech therapist by profession. ‘One Life To Ride’ chronicles his motorcycle ride in India. He has travelled overland across the USA, around the world on the hippie-train in the late 70s, and on a motorcycle from Pune…

NAW Interview With Indu Sundaresan

Indu Sundaresan was born and brought up in India, on Air Force bases around the country. Her father, a fighter pilot with the Indian Air Force, was also an avid storyteller—as was his father, Indu’s grandfather. She grew up on…

NAW Interview with Salil Desai

                    Salil Desai is an author and film maker based in Pune. The Murder of Sonia Raikkonen is his fourth book and the second one of the Inspector Saralkar Mystery Series.…

NAW Interview with Kirstin Zhang

Kirstin Zhang was raised in Cyprus and Papua New Guinea. Following studies at Keio University, Tokyo, and the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, she completed a MLitt in Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow. In 2005 she…