Changemakers of Society - Empowering Through Their Write-ups
1 Dr Saniya Inamdar - Panchaali The Princess of Peace
Dr. Saniya Inamdar was born in Kolkata and did her schooling from Bishop Westcott Girl's High School Ranchi & St Joseph's Convent Nagpur. She completed her graduation from S.F.S College Nagpur where she won the Hiralal.J.Kania Award for being the University Topper in History. She is a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Journalism and Master's in Mass communication through RTMNU. She has received Honoris Causa from Lucknow University for her book Panchaali: The Princess of Peace.
She has authored three books Cornucopoem, The knife in my spoon and the amazon bestseller Panchaali the Princess of Peace. Her first book was a collection of Poems called Cornucopoem which had a Foreword by former Miss Universe, Sushmita Sen. The book ‘Cornucopoem’ is a collection of poems that seeks to arouse the benign emotions in a human, whilst dealing with varied topics like that of ‘Nirbhaya’, ‘The Peshawar Killings’, ‘The 26/11 attack' on Mumbai.
2 Manoj Kumar Sharma - Me No Pause Me Play
MIRRRO fame self-styled author Manoj Kumar Sharma has brought his next Novel from a different genre altogether ‘Woman Fiction’.
Delighted by the Best Seller status of MIRRRO in specific multiple timelines, Awards from renowned Literature Houses, moral boosting reviews by book lovers, and, guiding critics, the Author does feel more responsibility for continuing inclusive excellence to the next level.
Feel blessed as ‘MIRRRO ’ has been adjudged for prestigious Awards from renowned Literary Houses…..
Best Debut Author Award 2020 from ‘ICMDR’,
Best Debut Novel Award 2020 among Top 100 Debut Novels from ‘CRITICSPACE’.,
Best Fiction (Thriller) Award 2020 from ‘The Indian Awaz Foundation’,
Best Thriller Book of the Year 2020 by ‘Literary Mirror’ ,
Best Fiction Book of the Year 2020 by ‘AIY AGHAAZ’,
Best Writer Award 2020 by ‘Yashassvi Awards’,
The Story “Me No Pause Me Play” was born out of day-to-day life in our society, where every now and then our Women are made to feel the pinch of Nature’s Laws and of Society’s hypocritical Patriarchy and Misogyny.
We talk a lot and even do a lot for Gender equality, Woman Liberation, and Woman Empowerment…but, the practical realities are far far away from the truth and still painful.
The author is right now working on the sequel of MIRRRO and parallelly working on a few more Books of varied genres on various known issues of our day-to-day lives…but, in ways beyond innovativenes.
3 Dr Manishaa Mani- Karma Healing Ray
Dr.Manishaa Mani (Yadava) is an Author/poet/Reiki Master/Dowser/Meditation instructor /Motivational speaker/Art of living volunteer and Member of the Indian Literature society. She has done PhD in economics. She was born on 9th May 1973 in Meerut (up) in a well-educated family. Mani is her pen name
She has been writing poetry since class 9th. Although she was a religious person earlier now she became spiritual too. After being spiritual she found out about the teachings of her life. Because of her spiritual journey, she became a healer. As a healer, she became sensitive towards others’ pain and the knowledge that is coming from that pain she try to pen that knowledge as well in her writings also. She is a founder of “Karma Healing ray”, through which she takes her spiritual classes. She takes online meditation classes from Monday to Friday. Dr. Manishaa heals people through Reiki and also gives Reiki training sessions to people who are interested. She also predicts through pendulum dowsing. As a poetess, she has written three poetry books and four anthologies. Recently one of her admirers has written her biography “Manishaa A flight of courage” which was released by Bollywood actor Shishir Sharma of the movie “Razzi”. In the literary world, she has been awarded 28 awards so far.
4 Dr Sujata Chatterjee - Wind Chimes
Dr. Sujata Chatterjee is a doctor and is an author by passion. She is the recipient of many Awards like (the Swami Vivekananda Excellence Award for Literature, Shonghoti Sammanana Awards, National Book Honour Award, Literoma Laureate Award, Literoma Achiever Award, Nari Samman award, etc. )and an author of 4 books (Looking through the Prism, Waves of Fortune, Flights of Fantasy and Windchimes). She has edited 1 book (TRAVELLER’S Diary)and co-authored numerous books. She is the Hon Program Director of the Lions Club of Kolkata Magnates and has organized and hosted many poetry open mikes and panel discussions. She is also the freelance Journalist for the Hello Kolkata Evening Daily Newspaper. She is a regular contributor to Woman’s Era magazine.”
5 Manjula Asthana Mahanti - Sangrez
An author from Bhubaneswar, Odisha. She has been grown up in an environment of liberty and choices, and with this atmosphere of performance, she started writing at an early age of her life. She is a literature scholar and has encountered a number of poetries and prose, which helped her in composing her own masterpieces later on. She is the well-known and award-winning author of “Unnayan”, Manjula‘s Potpourri, Iztiraab, Abhishap Damini ka, Vista Vision, Lassez Aller, etc. Her latest poetry collection Sparklers is gracing the shelf of reader’s lib as well. She is a legendary performer of literature, and suggests all newcomers believe, and remain cool, truthful, and original. She has been awarded so many awards and certificates in recognition of her contribution to literature and society. Her way of writing is something that we call visualized perfection. Along with all this, she is a very talented and very graceful speaker. She has been in several talk shows and speaking platforms to inspire and encourage generations. she has launched her new Novel of Ghazal collection name is Sangrez apart from this she has won the kavya shiromani award, shabd sadhak award and kavi Sumitra Nandan Pant Award too.
6 Amish Tripathi - Sita Warrior of Mithila
Amish is an IIM (Kolkata) educated, banker turned award-winning author. The success of his debut book, The Immortals of Meluha (Book 1 of the Shiva Trilogy), encouraged him to give up a fourteen-year-old career in financial services to focus on writing. He is passionate about history, mythology and philosophy, finding beauty and meaning in all world religions.
His 7 books have sold over 5 million copies and been translated into 19 Indian & international languages. His Shiva Trilogy is the fastest-selling book series in Indian publishing history while his Ram Chandra Series is the second fastest-selling book series in Indian publishing history.
In 2019, Amish was appointed to a diplomatic role as Director , The Nehru Centre in London, India's premier cultural centre abroad.
7 Dr Riya Sharma - Baby Panda Got Emotions
She is a dental surgeon by profession
And a Maternal and Child Health Specialist
She is a mother of a toddler , who is her inspiration to write children books
Being a wife of an army officer she keeps relocating from one place to other
She is a former student of loretto Convent
Dr. Riya has written books on Dentistry and have various research paper publications to her name
She has many awards and certifications during her academic progression and has been honored with gold medal and is also a distinction holder
She is working towards motivating parents and wants to generate awareness among caregivers of little kids so that they can connect to them on a concious level, for this she choose to write books which provide real perspective to young toddlers and the parents about emotional needs
She believes that kids are perfect little being full of potential and we should not use negative words around their emotions
If the world has to change , the parents approach to describing and handling their kids needs to change
Her 1rst book
"Baby Panda Got Emotions "
Won the Golden Book Awards 2022 and
Lift Award 2023 for contribution in literary writing
In children's book category
She believes in mindful living and conscious parenting and is an advocate for the same.
8 Vandita Dharni - An Alchemy of Musings
Vandita Dharni is a published poet and hails from an eminent family of educationists. She currently resides in Chandigarh, India. She has earned many a distinction in the literary field, however in her academic pursuits she raised the bar by topping the University of Allahabad at the post-graduate level in English. Thereafter, she earned a Ph.D. degree in American Literature from the same university.
She has submitted articles, poems and short stories that have been published in journals such as Criterion, Ruminations, GNOSIS, HellBound Publishing House, Borderless journal, RIC journal and International e-zines like Immagine and Poessia, Synchronised Chaos, Guido Gozzano, Silver Birch Press, Raven Cage, SETU, Fasihi magazine, TSL Roseate Sonnets Anthology, Our Poetry Archive, Primer Antologia De Poetas Del Proyecto De Unamos Al Mundo Con La Poesia- Mexico, Poleart, Albania and Inner Child Press, U.S.A.
Her dream achieved fruition when she published three solo anthologies, Quintessential Outpourings, The Oyster of Love and Rippling Overtures. Her most recent book, An Alchemy of Musings is an Amazon bestseller among the hot new releases in 2022. She has contributed her poems to the Roseate Sonnet Anthology and Breathe Poetry anthology. She has co-authored and co- edited anthologies such as ‘The Ruddy Ravens, Cheshire Cats and Rusty Rats’ which was an Amazon bestseller. She has been honoured with several awards.