Sudha Menon’s new book Devi, Diva or She Devil has insights from women in different types of careers about the strategies they have adopted to live the lives they want. She interviews icons like Mary Kom, director Farah Khan, banker Manisha Girotra, actor Lilette Dubey and image management diva Rohini Iyer. Her book is funny,(…)
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.
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(…)
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(…)
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(…)
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.
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(…)
Anuradha Beniwal is a young writer — the author of Azaadi Mera Brand — and chess champion, who isn’t afraid to tell it like it is, and passionately advocates for girls to step out and make shady places less so. Tracing a journey from Rohtak to London, she calls out sexism and prejudice where she(…)
Today is the last day of the Jaipur Literature Festival, the most loved festival for book lovers and culture vultures. We had a great time attending sessions in the beautiful lawns of the Diggi palace, and listening to our favourite speakers talk about a diverse range of topics from Brexit to mansplaining! As always, there(…)
Beyond the man we call Mahatma was a young Gandhi whose early life was full of the same vices and virtues as ours is. Eating, smoking, having a time of our life and being somewhat brash. But just when did the god-like Gandhi start emerging in Mohandas? What was his transformation led by? When did(…)