Meghna Pant is the Features Editor at Shethepeople.tv. She is an award-winning Indian author and journalist. Her debut collection of short stories Happy Birthday (Random House India, 2013) was longlisted for the Frank O’Connor International Award 2014, the world’s biggest short story prize. One And A Half Wife (Westland, 2012) – her debut novel – won the national Muse India Young Writer Award and was shortlisted for several other awards, including the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award.
Meghna is also known for having abridged the world’s longest epic, The Mahabharata, into one hundred tweets that The Guardian (UK) quoted as ‘wonderfully descriptive and paced’.
She has previously worked with Times Now, NDTV and Bloomberg-UTV where she interviewed and met the likes of President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Mukesh Ambani, Sir Richard Branson, Ratan Tata and Shah Rukh Khan, among others. She is currently a columnist with The Huffington Post, Times of India, Vogue, DNA, among others.
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