Monday, September 27, 2010

India repackaged

A self-proclaimed writer of Bollywood in a Book, Shobhan Bantwal has just released her fourth novel, titled The Unexpected Son.  Her writing contains such delightful elements as romance, colorfully, action-packed tales, which are rich with hints of Indian culture.  Born and raised in India, Ms. Bantwal has since become an American citizen.  Shobhan Bantwal has endured much in her life, including an arranged marriage which she uses as experience in her writing, as well as other controversial social topics unique to India.

In addition to novel writing, Ms. Bantwal has also penned many short stories and articles, which have appeared in such influential periodicals as The Writer magazine, Romantic Times, India Abroad, Little India, U.S. 1, India Currents, and New Woman.  Several of her short stories have won honors and awards in fiction contests sponsored by Writer’s Digest, New York Stories and New Woman magazines.

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