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Anupama Jain is an accidental late entrant, to the enigmatic world of writing.
She Is the author of 'When Padma Bani Paula', a light-hearted, breezy novel about the second chances that life offers and the Importance of One’s Roots. (Published By Readomania)
She is the Founding Member, Admin of SeniorSchoolMoms (a Facebook Group) and an avid blogger ( akkaacerbic.wordpress.com ) ( seniorschoolmomblogs.wordpress.com)
She is the Contributing Author to - Chronicles of Urban Nomads, Crossed & Knotted( India's first Composite Novel, 2016 LIMCA book of Records Holder), When They Spoke, Mock Stalk & Quarrel - all published by Readomania and 'When Women Speak Up’ an e-book of inspiring stories published by Women’s Web (2018).
She has published multiple stories online, writes on parental forums and has won numerous prizes. She was the Runner-Up, Orange Flower 2017 Humour Award, and among the top 3, in 2016. Anupama was also the Finalist, Orange Flower 2017 Creative Writing Award. (all by Women’s Web)
She was listed as one of the 10 Indian women bloggers, a feminist must follow, by Women’s Web in July 2017.
She is A-Z Blogging Challenge 2017, 2016 survivor. Her short story on marital morass was one of the top 14 blogs of 2017 out of the 18,000+ blogs published annually at mycity4kids.com.
She writes a regular piece at readomania.com - ‘AJ Wants to Know’ a satirical take on the quirky world around. Her favourite genre is humorous writing.
An M.C.A. from Pune University, Anupama stays in Gurgaon with family and currently tutors children.
Yes, her epitaph shall read “And She (s)mothered us!!”
Mary Kom has set the bar high once again by winning her 6th gold at 35, against a 22 year old opponent - a huge thing in competitive sports. She is truly Magnificent Mary!
Why does every Katrina Kaif movie have that almost identical item song? Why is this major star not breaking this mould and thereby getting slotted? Is there a method here that the rest of us haven’t understood?
Ayushmann Khurana's putting up of a loving couples picture and speaking openly about his pain over wife Tahira Kashyap's breast cancer is inspiring. Especially in #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth.
Anurag Kashyap and Co's company Phantom Films was dissolved recently, as firing partner Vikas Bahl for misconduct was not a clause included in their partnership contract. What does it say about how we prioritise 'business' over women?
The recent allegations against comedian Utsav Chakraborty reveal the true colours of 'Woke' men who pretend to be champions of women's rights. And other men enable them by staying quiet.
With a terrific ensemble of cast, Manmarziyaan is a messy tale of a tech savvy generation and their love tangles, writes Anupama Jain.
Raksha Bandhan is a huge deal on my husband’s side of the family. Where I come from, we are slowly making it our own. Here's how.
What exactly is the point of Sanju (besides watching Ranbir Kapoor do a fabulous job)? The movie aims to promote #TheKingOfWrongChoices and succeeds...almost.
Moms everywhere today depend on online mommy groups for the sisterhood support they need in a world where the family or 'village' might not be available.
Let's stop with the deification of moms, shall we? This is for all of you saturated with the glut of saccharine Mother's Day forwards.
So much of intolerance and anger in the world nowadays, with trolling and threats. We might be different, diverse, but we should agree to disagree.
The many shocking incidents that have emerged in recent times, are testimony both to the way rape is used as a tool, and to the apathy of ordinary citizens like us.
A lot of sexist behaviour is camouflaged as 'just joking'. It's time we called it for what it is!
On Women's Day 2018, we take stock and see just how much misogyny still exists - yet, don't forget, despite all the odds, we are still rising here!
Sridevi's death has led to relentless speculations regarding her lifestyle and health. Can't we offer a bit more grace and dignity to the departed soul?
"When a humorless nation forgets to take a chill pill and gets ruffled at the drop of a hat! - let’s pick our battles, shall we?"
So many years have passed and so much blood has been shed yet we women continue to worry about our security. Why haven’t the men been taught to respect our independence?
As more women have careers, they are empowered to take decisions about their lives and bodies, and a late pregnancy is inevitable. What are their stories?
When the violence of toxic masculinity gets unbearable in one family, what can a mother do? What does this mother do? Read this surprising short story.
The Aadhaar card can be more sinister for women than we realise, because we are already marginalised. Want to find out how? Read on.
2017 is about to wind up and we stare at yet another happening year. What are your goals and resolutions for 2018?
From 'those days' when queens killed themselves for the sake of honour, what has changed for Indian women? These incidents tell us: Not Enough.
On 8th November, a number of shocking events occurred, making news that all of us have an opinion on. But do we really know the truth?
#Poetry. Harmony, or a marriage gone stale? What do you make of this kind of humdrum existence that the poet describes succinctly, in such few words?
The recent rape in public in Vizag illustrated how apathetic we are to violence against women. But voyeurism occurs in many other ways too.
As citizens of a democracy, it is is also on us to demand consistent response and effective action from our governments, rather than knee-jerk reaction.
A spate of recent incidents to do with children - ranging from a ghastly murder to a slap bet gone viral has got us all talking. But can we aim for some compassion as well?
They were stupendous and they could make their own destiny! They didn’t need anyone else to do it for them. Their happiness lay in their hands.
Bareilly Ki Barfi may not have big budgets; what it has is terrific writing and scintillating performances that draw you in.
Should I be the one, always adjusting and conforming to what is ‘Kosher’? Why can’t I be accepted and left alone? I am neither abnormal nor abominable. I just am!
Jab Harry Met Sejal is truly...Something. Here's a sneak peek at how the movie (possibly) came about.
This short story about Amma, erstwhile movie star, teaches us to look before we judge. Read on.
The gang forced all the occupants to come out of the Maruti at gun-point and immediately their attention fell on the sparkling new bride.
Why are we all happy clamouring over sensational news (like Sonu Nigam quitting Twitter), while issues such as our country's looming unemployment crisis remain under the radar?
As we come to Mother's Day, this beautiful post urges you to remember the mothers to whom life has not been kind. Spare a moment.
We bring up boys telling them they can't cry, and deny them a natural outlet for their softer emotions. How, then, can they express their feelings safely?
Why are mosques and temples competing to have the biggest loudspeakers and inundate us with noise? We live in times where we are all set to react; and loudly!
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