Indian literature is a treasure trove of diverse narratives, captivating storytelling, and profound insights into the rich cultural heritage of the nation. From ancient scriptures to contemporary works, Indian writing encompasses a wide range of genres, styles, and perspectives. In this blog, we will delve into the vibrant world of Indian authors and their contributions to the literary landscape.
In recent years, the literary landscape in India has witnessed the emergence of a new generation of talented and diverse writers who are making a significant impact both within the country and on the global stage. These emerging Indian writers bring fresh perspectives, innovative storytelling techniques, and a deep engagement with contemporary issues, challenging conventional narratives and pushing the boundaries of Indian literature. Here are the top 9 emerging Indian writers in 2023:
Raj Shamani is an entrepreneur, motivational speaker and social media influencer. He has featured on the ‘Top 5 Young Influencers of India’ list (YourStory), as well as on the ‘Top 10 Young Entrepreneurs in India’ list (Asian Age). His podcast, Figuring Out, is the top podcast on entrepreneurship in the country. He is the youngest Indian to speak at the United Nations Assembly. He has given four TEDx Talks and over 200 keynotes in over twenty-six countries.
Official Website: https://www.rajshamani.com/
Kanwalpreet Kaur, a native of Shimla in the state of Himachal Pradesh, is a multifaceted individual with a deep passion for creative writing. With a diverse educational background that includes a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree, a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) degree, and a Master’s degree in Political Science, Kanwalpreet has honed her intellectual and analytical skills. Professionally, Kanwalpreet serves as an Inspector at the Food and Civil Supplies (FCS) and Consumer Affairs (CA) department, where she ensures the proper implementation of regulations and guidelines for the welfare of consumers. However, it is her creative pursuits that truly bring her joy and fulfillment.
Kanwalpreet’s love for poetry has blossomed into the creation of her debut book, “Dhairya: Kavita Sangrah.” This Hindi poetry collection is a reflection of her profound understanding of human emotions, particularly centered around the themes of patience and positivity. Through her evocative verses, Kanwalpreet aims to inspire readers and instill a sense of hope in their hearts.
Mir Hadia Ashiq
Mir Hadia Ashiq is a talented teen writer hailing from Baramulla district in North Kashmir. At the young age of 17, she has already made a name for herself as an author and is currently pursuing her 11th grade education. Mir’s command over language allows her to effortlessly weave verses and she has showcased her skills in her anthology titled “The Travelling Pages Everywhere Echoes.” In addition to her poetry, she has also written thought-provoking articles on various social issues. Growing up in a time of hard work and resourcefulness, Mir’s passion for writing has propelled her forward, constantly pushing the boundaries of her craft. With each writing endeavor, she gains valuable insights and experiences that she hopes will shape her future in the field of literature.
Piyusha is a Masters in Bio-Chemistry and is passionate about teaching Physics & Chemistry. She is excited about reading, researching, and developing utilitarian practices from the Sanatana literature. She is also a fitness freak and passionate about Yoga.
She’s a positive-minded person who believes in strong value systems imparted by her parents. She is passionately associated with NGOs that support a chain of orphanages and old-age homes.
Piyusha is married to Pankaj Lochan, who is an author of several management books and other literature.
Official Website: https://piyushapushp.com/
Dr. Prem Prakash Pathak
Dr. Prem Prakash Pathak is an innovator, an author, a strategic analyst, and Bhakti Shastri. His educational accomplishments include PhD from CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow; Gold medalist in M.Sc. from Tezpur University, Assam; and several certificate courses on essential skills for professional career. He is author of the book – The Golden Eggs – A perspective on the education ecosystem. He has over 15 years of experience in practicing and preaching teachings of Bhagavad Gita. His preaching helps students and corporate employees in developing essential life management skills based on Bhagavad Gita.
Ashwin Sanghi (born 25 January 1969) is an Indian writer and author of the novels: The Rozabal Line, Chanakya’s Chant, The Krishna Key, Sialkot Saga, Keepers Of The Kalachakra, The Vault of Vishnu and The Magicians of Mazda. Sanghi completed his schooling at the Cathedral & John Connon School, graduated with a BA (Economics) from St. Xavier’s College, and earned an MBA from the Yale School of Management. He joined his family’s business in 1993. He wrote his first novel in 2006. In 2014, Sanghi and James Patterson co-wrote a thriller titled Private India for Patterson’s Private series.
Vaibhavi Sonawane, an Indian author hailing from the serene town of Panchavati in Nashik, proudly presents her memoir titled ‘What Do You Think? Part 2.’ With great delight, she invites readers to delve into a collection of personal stories and reflections that have profoundly influenced her journey and shaped her into the person she is today.
Within the pages of this remarkable book, Vaibhavi takes readers on an intimate exploration of her life, weaving together a tapestry of poignant experiences and profound insights. Each chapter offers a glimpse into the significant moments that have left an indelible mark on her soul. From childhood memories that evoke nostalgia to pivotal events that brought about personal growth and transformation, Vaibhavi’s memoir is a testament to the power of human resilience and self-discovery.
Dr. Pratima Vishwakarma
Dr. Pratima Vishwakarma holds an M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree, with a remarkable teaching experience of 8 years. She has made significant contributions to the field of research with a total of 18 publications, including 15 research papers and 3 book chapters. Dr. Vishwakarma has actively participated in numerous conferences and seminars, both at the national and international level, presenting her work on 19 occasions.
Her exemplary research skills were recognized at the Recent Trends in Microbiology conference organized by DDU Gorakhpur University, where she received the 3rd best oral presentation award in March 2014 and the 1st best presentation award at the same event. Dr. Vishwakarma’s research findings were also presented at the Young Scientist Program organized by the Indian Science Congress held at the University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK Campus, Bangalore, in January 2020.
With her passion for research and a proven track record of achievements, Dr. Pratima Vishwakarma continues to make valuable contributions to the scientific community.
Shahid Saleem is an introspective author who discovered the therapeutic power of writing from a young age. Despite experiencing grief and hardship, he never gave up on his passion for writing and has been honing his craft for years. His latest work, “The Buried Journal,” is a gripping novel that explores overthinking our past and future can totally change our lives. Through his writing, Shahid hopes to offer readers a deeper understanding of their own emotions and experiences. In addition to writing, he is a voracious reader who enjoys exploring a wide range of genres. When he’s not writing, Shahid can be found spending time with loved ones or pursuing other creative interests. He is excited to share “The Buried Journal” with readers and hopes that it will inspire them to change their approach to living life.