Julley! We are talking today to author Mamta Nainy, the wordsmith behind the delightful book Milky Way. Read what she has to say about penning this story, her writing process and the importance of children connecting with the natural world. Tell us a little bit about yourself. How did you start writing for children? I’m a children’s… Continue reading A chat with author Mamta Nainy
D Kalyanaraman dives deep into Indian mythology to create a mix of demons, folklore and mystery in his book, The Sorcerer of Mandala. He roped in son Raghava KK to create the illustrations and the result is pure magic. Read the entire interview on KitaabWorld.
At Yali, we are actively seeking new manuscripts for our 2017-18 collection and we particularly welcome stories that have the power to challenge and surprise readers. The quirkier the tale, the better! Our submission guidelines can be found here.
Yali Books has been following the #WeNeedDiverseBooks (WNDB) campaign for a while now. The parent organization, WNDB, has a short story contest for unpublished writers anywhere in the world and we thought some of our friends at Yali might be interested. Any hidden writing talent out there? Here is your chance! From their website -… Continue reading #WeNeedDiverseBooks announces a Short Story Contest
I have always thought that writing a story was a process in which characters, dialogue and the plot’s twists and turns were pulled out of thin air by the author. However, that was not how Pavan and his tales came to be. On a holiday in Udaipur, I met “Pavan”, a camel with laughing eyes… Continue reading Dromedary Dreams