A Few Must Read Books Of Contemporary Indian Women Novelists Who Are Below 25

Posted: February 20, 2016

Contemporary Indian women novelists are making a mark in the Indian literary scene. Here we suggest 5 must read books from novelists under the age of 25.

In the past few years, India has seen a boom of young writers. Now, you do not need to wait till you are in your 40s to find a publisher. These days even teenagers are in the list of best sellers. Here are 3 Indian women, who made a mark with their books. They are all below 25 years of age.

Smita Kaushik

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An engineer by profession, she wrote her debut novel while studying in KIIT University during her final years of college. Her first novel ‘Let’s Get Committed’ was co authored by Utkarsh Roy and was released in 2011. It basically deals with the life of college going students. She released two more books ‘The Girl I Last Loved… The Girl Who Never Loved Me’and‘Let’s Love… From A Distance’ in 2012 and 2013 respectively.

Nikita Singh

Nikita Singh

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She wrote her first book ‘Love @ Facebook’  at the age of 19 when she was studying pharmacy in Indore and was published in 2011. It became an instant hit with the audience thus became her steeping stone to success. She penned her second book “If Not Forever’ along with Durjoy Dutta which was a best-seller and went on to win the Live Young India Achiever’s Award in 2013. Her latest book “After All this Time’ released last year in May. She is currently pursuing Creative Writing from New York.

Leema Dhar

Leema Dhar

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She left engineering to pursue a career in writing. Her national best-seller debut novel‘Till We Meet Again’ (2012) has shut the mouths of all those people who have had doubts about her creativity. She has even published her first anthology of Hindi Poems ‘ Kuch lavz Naqab Mein’ in 2007 and in English ‘For Hundred Tomorows’ in 2010. Some of her more popular works include ‘The Girl Who Kissed A Snake’ and “Mom and I Love A Terrorist’.

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