Category: Authors Speak

NAW Interview with Annika Milisic-Stanley

Annika Milisic-Stanley was born in 1975, grew up in Britain. After graduating from the School of Oriental and African Studies, she worked with humanitarian projects in Nepal, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, India, Burundi and Egypt as well as living in Tajikistan for…

NAW Interview with Siddhartha Gigoo

Siddhartha Gigoo is the author of two books of fiction,  Garden of Solitude (2011) and A Fistful of Earth and Other Stories (2015), which was longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award 2015. His short story The Umbrella…

NAW Interview with Shobhan Bantwal

Shobhan Bantwal

Award-winning author Shobhan Bantwal calls her brand of fiction “Bollywood in a Book,” romantic, colorful, action-packed tales, rich with elements of Indian culture – stories that both entertain and educate. To date, she has six novels published by Kensington Books…

NAW Interview with Dheeraj Sinha

Dheeraj Sinha is the author of two books on Indian consumer market. His latest release is India Reloaded – Inside the Resurgent Indian Consumer Market published by Westland in India and Palgrave, internationally. His previous book, ‘Consumer India – Inside…

NAW Interview with Zac O’ Yeah

Zac O’Yeah is the author of the popular comic thriller Once Upon a Time in Scandinavistan and Mr Majestic! The Tout of Bengaluru which is the first of the Hari Majestic crime and detective series. He has written twelve other…

NAW Interview with Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar

Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar is the author of a novel, The Mysterious Ailment of Rupi Baskey (New Delhi: Aleph Book Company, 2014),  which was shortlisted for The Hindu Literary Prize 2014. His latest work is The Adivasi Will not Dance. A…

NAW Interview with Pranaya Rana

Pranaya SJB Rana is sometimes a writer, sometimes an editor, oftentimes both. He has worked as a journalist and editor for The Kathmandu Post and Nepali Times. He lives in Kathmandu and listens to hip hop.   NAW- Tell us…

NAW Interview with Joseph Mark Brewer

Joseph Mark Brewer spends his days with fiction and non-fiction competing for his attention. On the one hand, he creates worlds set in places where he has lived.Leaving music school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a journalist and…

NAW Interview with Karishma Attari

Karishma Attari is a Mumbai-based writer, book reviewer and sunshine generator. She is the founder of The Super Readers Club, a reading programme for kids, and Shakespeare for Dummies, an enlightenment programme for everyday adults. I See You is her debut work.…

NAW Interview with Anuja Chandramouli

  Anuja Chandramouli graduated from Women’s Christian College, Chennai, and was the college topper in Abnormal Psychology. She also holds a Master’s degree in English. Her articles, short stories and book reviews have appeared in various publications like Femina, Women’s…

NAW Interview with Nina MacLaughlin

Nina MacLaughlin grew up in Massachusetts. She earned a B.A. in English and Classical Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, then worked for about eight years at the Boston Phoenix, the award-winning alternative newsweekly. In 2008, she quit her journalism job…

NAW Interview with Sorayya Khan

Sorayya Khan is the author of three novels, Noor (2003),  Five Queen’s Road (2009) and City of Spies (2015). She was awarded a US Fulbright Research Grant to conduct research in Pakistan and Bangladesh for one of her novels, and received a Malahat Review Novella…