Category: Authors Speak

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…

NAW Interview with Uday Satpathy

Uday Satpathy is an Information Technology expert in the world of Healthcare and Life Sciences. He has a degree in electrical engineering and an MBA from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar, one of the top B-schools of the country. Brutal,…

NAW Interview with Melinda Salisbury

Melinda Salisbury lives by the sea, in England. As a child she genuinely thought Roald Dahl’s Matilda was her biography, in part helped by her grandfather often mistakenly calling her Matilda, and the local library having a pretty cavalier attitude…

NAW Interview with Usha Narayanan

Usha Narayanan is a gold medallist with a master’s degree in English literature. She has had an eventful career in advertising, media and the corporate world, as creative director, features writer, web editor and communications manager. Her debut novel, ‘The…

NAW Interview with Utkarsh Patel

Utkarsh Patel is the author of Shakuntala- The Woman Wronged. He has qualifications in Mythology, both Indian and World from Mumbai University. He is also a faculty on the subject of Comparative Mythology, at the Mumbai University, India. Utkarsh is…

NAW Interview with Ankush Saikia

Ankush Saikia

Ankush Saikia is the author of “Dead Meat” and “The Girl from Nongrim Hills”, a noir thriller set in Shillong. He has worked for India Today magazine, Sage Publications and Dorling Kindersley. He was shortlisted for the fourth Outlook/Picador-India non-fiction…

NAW Interview with Ketan Bhagat

Ketan Bhagat

Ketan Bhagat’s debut work is Complete/Convenient. He lived abroad for many years before returning to India. He works in an MNC in Mumbai. NAW chatted with him about his second book, Child/ God. Learn more about him and his work…

NAW Interview with Karan Bajaj

Karan Bajaj is the #1 bestselling author of Keep off the Grass (2008) and Johnny Gone Down (2010). He was selected among India Today’s 35 Under 35 Indians and nominated for the Crossword Book of the Year, Indiaplaza Golden Quill and Teacher’s Indian Achievers (Arts)…

NAW Interview with Debashish Irengbam

Debashish Irengbam

Debashish Irengbam is a Mumbai based screenwriter. He has written scripts for shows that were aired on MTV and Star TV. Me, Mia, Multiple is his debut work. NAW- Tell us about your book, Me, Mia and Multiple. How did…