Air Commodore Nitin Sathe was commissioned on 21 Dec 1984 as a Helicopter Pilot in the Indian Air Force. Being a Second generation service officer, the Air Officer has studied in various schools all over the country before joining the NDA in 1981. He is also an alumnus of National Defence Academy and the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington. His Interview at WIC India Dehradun Community Literature Festival 2017.
Ranjit Lal was born in Calcutta in 1955, and educated in Mumbai, graduating in Economics and Sociology. As a freelance writer and columnist over the last 30 years, he has had well over 1500 articles, short stories, features and photo-features published in over 50 newspapers and magazines in India and abroad. The publications he has contributed to include all the major national dailies of India, as well as a slew of magazines; big, small and fledgling. His Interview at WIC India Community Literature Festival 2017.
A senior journalist with a career of over two decades, which includes working for Magna publication and DNA, she quit her job as Assistant Editor of Times of India to devote herself as a full time author. A self-styled aficionado of cinema and theatre and sufficiently armed with a post-graduate degree in English Literature and another in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Poona, the only skill she knows, she confesses, is writing. Excerpts from her interview at WIC INDIA Dehradun Community Literature Festival 2017.
Sudha Menon is an author of four best-selling non-fiction books, Legacy, Gifted and Leading Ladies and Devi, Diva or She Devil, the smart career woman’s survival guide. A former newspaper journalist, Sudha is now a columnist, a writing coach and a speaker on diversity and inclusion issues. Excerpts from her interview at WIC INDIA Dehradun Community Literature Festival 2017.
Ira Mukhoty was educated in Delhi and Cambridge, where she studied Natural Sciences. Read her interview at WIC India Dehradun Community Literature Festival 2017.
Rohinton Daruwala lives and works in Pune. His first collection of poems is The Sand Libraries of Timbuktu(Speaking Tiger 2016). His Interview at WIC India Dehradun Community Literature Festival 2017.