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☹Womans Authors In India☹

Famous authors of Indian origin haveearned a standing in the literary circles by their sheer writing

☹Rashmi Bansal☹
Rashmi Bhansal is a writer, entrepreneur and youth expert, whoattained fame in the readers' circles with her 'Stay Hungry Stay Foolish'. Founder of JAM magazine, she inspires the youth with her bloggingand inspirational insights.
☹Anita Nair
Anita Nair is an Indian-English writerwhose novels are passionately woven on the thread of human nature and values; with a female oriented component. Her 'Mistress' was included in the list for the Orange Broadband Prize for Fiction.
☹Amrita Pritam
Amrita Pritam is the first woman recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award. Her fiction writing was also close to the people of the society. She has penned over 100 books some of which have been translated into international languages
☹Bharati Mukherjee
She is an American author of Indian origin whose works mainly are around themes of immigration and nostalgia. Her works are special and Candia McWilliam of 'London Reviewof Books' described her as "A writer both tough and voluptuous."
☹Sudha Murthy
Sudha Kulkarni Murthy is renowned for her writing and active role in social services. Sudha Murthy worked as systems analyst and teacher. Her flair for writing is evident in her books like Dollar Sose,originally written in Kannada.
☹Nita Mehta
Nita Mehta is a post graduate in Food & Nutrition. She has authored over 300 books on cooking and foodand nutrition. 'Zero Oil Cookbook', 'Cooking for Growing Children' and 'Chocolate Cookbook', are amongst her award winning books.
☹Kiran Nagarkar
Kiran Nagarkar is a popular bilingual author, playwright, novelist, and drama critic. His best works include 'Ravan and Eddie' and 'Cuckold'. He won the Sahitya Akademi Award forCuckold. He has also won the Rockefeller Fellowship.
☹Shobha De
Shobha De is an Indian author, copywriter, freelance writer and columnist, best known for her columns in The Week. Her other works include Starry Nights, Socialite Evenings, Sister and Spouse.She is known as India`s Jackie Collins.
☹Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni A novelist, poet, professor, and shortstory author, Chitra Banerjee is indeed a gifted writer. Her significant works include Palace of Illusion, and Mistress Of Spice. She was awarded the American Book Award for'Arranged Marriage'.
☹Gita Mehta
She is a writer, documentary filmmaker, journalist and essayist. Gita Mehta is best known for her essays. Her important works include Raj, A River Sutra and Karma Cola. Her works focus on Indian history, rich culture and politics.
☹Arundhati Roy
An Indian novelist and social activist,Arundhati Roy rose to fame with her'God Of Small Things' which got her world-wide acclaim. She is the winner of coveted awards like Booker Prize, Cultural Freedom Prize and Sydney Peace Prize.
☹Anita Desai
Her debut novel 'The Peacock' set the stage for her prolific career as writer and she was one of the authors included in the Five Indian Novelists by V.V.N. Rajendra Prasad. Journey to Ithaca, Diamond Dust andThe Zigzag Way: A Novel, were her other works.
☹Kiran Desai
She is an Indian author of international repute. Her novel had agenerous vision and portrayal of the human quandaries. The Inheritance of Loss won the coveted 2006 Man Booker Prize and National Book Critics Circle award for fiction.

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