Jaipur, Rajastan, India
Recipient of the International Reuel Award for
Writing and Literature  for her long poem Oh Hark!
and the Universal Inspirational Poet Award, 2016, [conferred jointly
by Pentasi B Friendship Poetry group and the Ghana Government May 2016] has been universally acclaimed for her poetic biography of Mahatma Gandhi,
Ballad of Bapu. [Vitasta Publishers, Delhi, 2015]
Some of the other awards that she has received are, The INCREDIBLE
WOMAN OF THE YEAR 2015 award [ The Incredible women of India]
AAGMAN TEJASWINI AWARD 2017, [AAGMAN GROUP],
LAASYA 2017 AWARD- A winning woman with beauty, happiness and grace
[SUBH Power collage Consultants],
Bharat Nirman Award for Literary Excellence 2017.
She is an academician - poet -essayist – novelist- Ted speaker whose
three earlier mystery novels, written as Santosh Magazine
[The Mystery of the Relic, The Mystery of the Jhalana fort and The
Mystery of the Pine cottage] for young adults,
were very well received in the earlier 2000s.
Her other books are:
Where are the lilacs? [Poetry, Authorspress, 2016]
Flights from my Terrace, [essays, Authors Press, 2017]
Under the Apple Boughs [Poetry, Authorspress, Delhi 2017]
A Skyful of Balloons [Authorspress, Novella , Delhi 2018]
Extensively interviewed and featured in e-zines, world-wide,
she has contributed to many national and international anthologies.
Translated into many languages, her poems have figured in the highly
commendable category in Destiny Poets,
a U. K based poetry website, and appeared in Café Dissensus, learning
and Creativity- Silhouette magazine,
in Incredible women of India, in Mind Creative [an Australia based
e-zine] In Brian Wrixon’s anthology,
Episteme, [Mumbai], in Setu – a bilingual e-zine published from Pittsburgh,
Our poetry Archive , Songsoptok , Raven – cage.
She – The Shakti , Tuck Magazine
and Spillwords. com, where she was the September - October Author of
the month winner, 2017 ,
and also nominated as Author of the year 2017.
Many of her poems are also part of Kiew , an anthology of tree Poems[
ed Virginia Jasmin Pasalo, Philippine]
Her short stories figure in Silhouette 1 and 2, Defiant Dreams, Mock,
stalk and Quarrel.
She has co-edited UMBILICAL CHORDS: AN ANTHOLOGY ON PARENTS REMEMBERED,
[Global Fraternity of Poets, Gurgaon, Haryana].
Darkness there but something more. [Blue Pencil 2017]
Cloudburst – The womanly Deluge [Global Fraternity of Poets, Gurgaon, Haryana]
and Muffled Moans Unleashed [ Authorspress ,2018]
She is also a much sought after motivational speaker , and also a
mentor to young , promising writers ,
having conducted many creative writing workshops for their benefit.
A theatre enthusiast ,she has scripted many plays and translated her
own novel , The Mystery of the Relic into Hindi ,
having won many laurels for its stage adaptation .