As the literary world continues to evolve and transform, so do the voices that shape it. In 2023, a new generation of Indian writers has emerged, bringing with them fresh perspectives, innovative storytelling, and captivating narratives. From the outstanding 25 books of Rakhi Kapoor, to the brilliant fictional works of Rajan V. Kokkuri, to the thought-provoking novels of Shubhan Balvally, to the bold and unapologetic writing of Mayaa SH, and the nuanced historical fiction of Sredhanea Ramkrishnan – these outstanding writers are breaking new ground and carving their place in the literary landscape. Get ready to be swept away by the words of these extraordinary Indian writers in 2023 and beyond.
Author Rakhi has been featured in the elite list of Women face of the year 2023 by Fox Story India. Rakhi Kapoor’s latest book Now You Breathe has received a series of awards such as the ‘International Golden Book Award, 2023’ in the category ‘Powerful Relationship Guide’, the ‘Writefluencers Award, 2023; the ‘Non-Fiction Author of the year, 2023,’ in the Ukiyoto Literary Awards; and the ‘Author of the Year 2022’ at the National Achievers Award.
Author Rakhi Kapoor has published twenty-five books both in the fiction and non-fiction category. Rakhi commenced her writing journey recently in 2017 and has published 25 books in a short span of just 5 years. Rakhi Kapoor is also a renowned Physiotherapist & a prenatal counsellor who has pioneered the concept of prenatal counselling for expecting couples with over two decades of experience.
An established business woman, speaker and globe-trotter,Rakhi’s books provide a practical and simple approach to subjects like Personal Transformation, Relationships, Mental Health and Women’s Wellness . Her book ‘Expecting Daddy Delivers’ is the first of its kind written for men and this book has also been translated in Hindi titled ‘Behtar Pati Behatareen Pita’.
RAJAN V. KOKKURI
In 2017, Rajan V. Kokkuri, an Indian novelist hailing from Attoor, Kerala, launched his writing career by publishing a factual tale titled “My Story” on the website “The Logical Indian.” Soon after, Worthingflash, a well-known blog in the UK, posted Rajan’s 1,000-word story.
Rajan exhibits a tremendous willingness to use real characters from his life and authentic locations to portray the narrative. Rajan tries to take the readers to different places through the storytelling. Ammakku Vendi (For Mother), Rajan’s mother’s Malayalam autobiography, went viral on Facebook.
Rajan’s published books are ‘I Remain Forever Yours, My Precious Dreams, The Invisible Love & Born to Dream. Born to Dream tells the story of BPL and its three founders.
Rajan’s articles on Quora have been viewed by more than 2.44 lakh people. The audiobook version of Rajan’s Ï Remain Forever Yours” is a novel which has nice plots for potential bollywood movie. An audio drama podcast of Rajan’s work by name “Prisoners Daughter” was recently released by Creativeaudios.in and is now playable in 60 different nations.
Rajan has been consistently publishing pieces in Taare Zameen Par Magazine since June 2022. The author’s features have been covered by prestigious magazines like London Global, Mt. Kenya Times, Muscat Daily and Oman Observer. Rajan has compiled a Malayalam book by name “Manamulla Mazheluzhuthu” for the group Malayalam Oman Chapter recently.
Rajan V Kokkuri Author can be contacted.
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Shubhan Balvally is from the world of Advertising and Films, having started his career from 1987 with Feature films, T.V Serials and Documentaries as an Assistant Director and then later moving on and eventually settling down in Advertising as a Films Manager and finally as the Head of the Films Department (EVEREST Advertising).
It occurred to him much later in life that he was born to write. Shubhan has written 5 Novels so far and is currently working on his 6th Novel where he is attempting Historical Fiction for the first time. He has won many Awards so far such as GLANTOR X NATIONS CHOICE AWARD for 100 RISING AUTHOR AND EDUCATIONIST, FOXCLUES INDIA PRIME AWARDS for INDIA’S TOP 100 AUTHORS 2022, BEST PLOT CREATION for his debut novel ARIHANT – REVENGE PAR EXCELLENCE and AUTHOR OF THE YEAR – FICTION for his 2nd last Novel NOCTAMBULISM – FLOOD OF BLOOD by Ukiyoto Publishing apart from many other Awards. He lives and works in the city of Mumbai.
Mayaa SH also known as Mayaa Tai, Mayaa Di,Mayaa Audio SH, Pushpa ‘The Fire’ , Padma Of The East, Lady Robin Hood , MS Dhoni Of Writing and Lady Gandhi is a known name in Contemporary Literature .She is a Multi-National Award Winner , a six times a World Record Holder, An Artist, a Podcaster, a Record Chart Topping International Fastest Anthology Co-Authoress and has been chosen as number 1 The Modern Literary Stars Of India, 2022 by Cherry Book Awards for making valuable contribution to Contemporary Indian Literature.
She has Won In Memorable Performance in the category termed as ‘Other than English write ups “ for her appreciation of hard work , creativity and dedication in Grand Christmas Competition 2.0 which has been a world record event of the largest creative event hosted online with more than 1000+participants . Mayaa SH is a Women Empowerment Culturist and a gender equality exponent to position and contextualize her work within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
She has depicted gender inclusivity and equality through her certifications from the United Nations and powerful writings on Feminism, Gender Equality, Transforming Vision Into Action: Transmogrification on Transgender Community and Mental Health Awareness Topics. Her work depicts the identity,economic and social freedom of many .She has co-authored more than hundred and thirty plus anthologies with five solo books and has been aligned with more than 80 publication houses. She has been featured in several magazines and women oriented like Tejaswi -The Imperishable on Women Power and Honour including many international magazines. Her first poem “The Candle In The Wind” made her win an Award at the National Level. She navigates many women through stress by deploying talking as a medium to combat stress and fear.
Sredhanea Ramkrishnan – A Food technologist by profession and an aspiring author by passion, Sredhanea has written more than 20 blogs in the Coffelicious publications of Medium. She Published 7 Self-help articles in magazines like ‘The Infinithoughts’ and is a Freelance content writer for Carty studios. Her Debut historical fiction “THE CORD” Won best aspiring author award from ‘The Cherry Book Awards’, and ‘The Rising Author of the year’ award by Priya’s wisdom publications, ‘Budding Author of the year’ by JEC publications, ‘Young author of the year’ by CLA Global awards and ‘Emerging author of the year- Fiction’ by Ukiyoto Publishing. She is also a co-host of LOL-Love of Literature, a podcast for aspiring authors and an avid fiction reader and reviewer.