Women Writers

Tanuja Chandra On Her Book ‘Bijnis Woman’

Tanuja Chandra’s new book ‘Bijnis Woman’ chronicles strange, funny and intriguing tales from small town Uttar Pradesh. These stories have been passed down orally from one generation to the next, and have now been put to paper by author Tanuja Chandra.

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Best Feminist Quotes From Writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an outspoken writer whose book We Should All Be Feminists became an instant bestseller. The African-American author is out with a new book — a guide to raising feminist daughters, called Dear Ijeawele, Or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. Here are some of this feminist icon’s most inspiring quotes.

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Highlights From A Weekend Of Women Writers

SheThePeople.TV hosted a fabulous Women Writers Festival over the weekend, where writers from all genres came together to speak about the issues that mattered most to them. From food writers, to script writers, authors and journalists, the event was a smorgasbord of insightful discussions, and interesting debates.

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Women Writers’ Fest Mumbai -Two Days Of Powerful Conversations & People

SheThePeople.TV is bringing the Women Writers Fest to Mumbai. In partnership with Goethe Institut, empowered by Colors TV the focus is on new form writing. Have You Registered Yet? It’s Free. The Women Writers’ Festival Mumbai 2017 will reflect on women’s writing across genres – with special spotlight on long form, short form, publishing, script(…)

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Young Women On Why We Need A Women Writers’ Fest

SheThePeople.TV and Vedica Scholars is organising the first-ever Women Writers’ fest in Delhi on February 24 and 25. We spoke to Vedica Scholars on their thoughts on being a woman in the workforce and why they think a festival dedicated especially to women is crucial. Yes, initiatives such as these should be encouraged in the(…)

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K.R. Meera On What Inspired ‘The Poison of Love’

Multi-award winning author K.R. Meera is out with her spell-binding new book ‘The Poison of Love.’ We spoke to her about the idea behind the book, how the story of Meera Bai has inspired the tale, her writing process, and how she created the emotional arc of her character Tulsi. Excerpts from the interview: What(…)

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Ira Mukhoty On What Heroism Means For Women

Ira Mukhoty explores what it means for women to be heroic in her new book ‘Heroines’. She chronicles the stories of 8 women, historical and mythological, and highlights how they all have a strong belief which they are willing to fight for.

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I Write For My Joy, Says Sudha Murthy

Sudha Murthy’s new children’s book The Serpent’s Revenge chronicles unusual tales from the Mahabharata. “There are thousands of stories in the epics,” the author and Chairperson of Infosys Foundation said at an event at Crosswords yesterday. “But most of them are difficult to read. I wanted to write a book which has easy words, is(…)

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