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OBJECTIVE :TO MAKE A SPACE IN THE CORNER OF THE
NEW GENERATION HEART ABOUT THE
AUTHORS AND THEIR IMPORTANCE.
AUTHOR’S DAY : 1 NOVEMBER
WHO IS AUTHOR?
• WRITER OF A BOOK, ARTICLE OR DOCUMENT /
READING MATERIAL.
• A PERSON WHO HAS WRITTEN SOMETHING SPECIAL &
USEFUL…
• A PERSON WHO IS ORIGINATED OR GAVE EXISTENCE
TO ANYTHING…
• ONE WHO PARTICIPATES WRITING AS PROFESSION.
• A COMPOSER OF LITERARY WORK…
• WHO HAS ACCOMPLISHED THE INTELLECTUAL
CREATION.
FAMOUS INDIAN AUTHORS
Indian authors have influenced an entire generation
with their writing. Over the years, Indian writers have
contributed to the world of English literature and
books in regional languages. Indian authors in English
deserve a special mention as they have portrayed
India; its rich cultural heritage and societal norms to
readers in the west. Indian writers have also striven to
add variation to the pre-existent and chiefly dominant
genres.
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BORN : 7 MAY 1861
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DIED : 7 AUGUST 1941
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OCCUPATION : POET,
WRITER, SONG COMPOSER,
PAINTER.
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LANGUAGE :
BENGALI,ENGLISH.
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NOTABLE WORK : GITANJALI,
GORA, NATIONAL ANTHEM
OF TWO COUNTRIES, AMAR
SONA BANGLA.
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AWARD : GET NOBEL PRIZE
IN LITERATURE (1913).
MUNSI PREMCHAND
• DHANPAT RAI.
• BORN : 31 JULY 1880
LAMHI.
• DIED : 8 OCT 1936 (AGED
56)VARANASI.
• OCCUPATION : WRITER.
• LANGUAGE : HINDI,URDU.
• UPADHI : NAWAB RAI.
• WORK : 250 SHORT
STORIES, MORE THAN A
DOZEN NOVELS, MANY
TRANSLATIONS, ESSAYS.
AMRITA PRITAM
• BORN : 31 AUGUST,1919.
• DIED : 31 OCTOBER 2005.
• OCCUPATION : NOVELIST,
POET, ESSAYIST.
• SUBJECT : POETRY, PROSE,
AUTOBIOGRAPHY.
• WORKS : PINJAR, AJ AKHAN
WARIS SHAH NU (POEM),
SUNERARY .
• AWARDS : SHAHITYA
ACADEMY AWARD,
BHARTIYA GYANPETH,
PADAM SHRI & VIBHUSHAN.
KHUSHWANT SINGH
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BORN : 2 FEBRUARY 1915.
DIED : 20 MARCH 2014.
OCCUPATION : JOURNALIST,
WRITER, HISTORIAN.
WORKS :
TRAIN TO PAKISTAN 1956,
GHADAR1915
DELHI A NOVEL 1990
TRAGEDY OF PUNJAB 1984
AWARDS : PADAM BHUSAN &
VIBHUSAN,
PUNJAB RATNA,
LIFETIME ACHEIVEMENT BY
MUMBAI LIFEST IN 2013.
R K NARAYAN
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BORN : 10 OCTOBER 1906.
DIED : 13 MAY 2001.
OCCUPATION : WRITER.
SUBJECT : FICTION,
MYTHOLOGY & NON-FICTION.
WORKS : FICTION ON SOUTH
INDIAN TOWN MALGUDI,
SEMI- AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL
TRINITY.
AWARDS : PADAM
VIBHUSHAN,
SHAHITYA ACADEMY
AWARDS.
VIKRAM SETH
• BORN : 20 JUNE 1952.
• AGE : 62
• OCCUPATION : NOVELIST,
POET.
• WORKS : A SUITABLE BOY,
THE GOLDEN GATE, AN
EQUAL MUSIC.
• AWARDS : 1983-2013 TEN,
• 2007 PADAM SHRI, 2013
:25 GREATEST GLOBAL
LIVING LEGENDS IN INDIA.
ARUNDHATI ROY
• NAME : SUZANNA ARUNDHATI
ROY.
• BORN : 24 NOVEMBER 1961
• OCCUPATION : WRITER,
ESSAYIST, ACTIVIST.
• WORKS : GOD OF SMALL
THINGS.
• AWARDS : MAN BOOKER
PRIZE 1998. , SYDNEY PEACE
AWARD 2004.
ANITA DESAI
• BORN : 24 JUNE 1937
• AGE : 77
• OCCUPATION : WRITER,
FICTIONS, PROFESSOR.
• WORKS : CRY THE PEACOCK,
• CLEAR LIGHT OF THE DAY
• AWARDS : SAHITYA ACADEMY
AWARD
• PADAM BHUSAN
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3 TIMES SHORT LISTED FOR
BOOKER PRIZE.
JUMPA LAHIRI
• BORN: 11 JULY 1967
• AGE : 46
• NAME : NILANJANA
SUDESHNA LAHIRI.
• OCCUPATION : NOVELIST,
STORIES WRITER.
• WORKS :
• INTERPRETER OF MALADIES
1999,
• THE NAMESAKE 2003,
• THE LOWLAND 2013.
• AWARDS: PULITZER PRIZE
KIRAN DESAI
BORN : 3 SEPTEMBER 1971.
AGE : 42
OCCUPATION : NOVELIST
WORK : INHERITANCE OF
LOSS.
• FIRST NOVEL HULLABALOO
IN THE GUAVA 1998.
• AWARDS : MAN BOOKER
PRIZE IN 2006.
• GOT 2013 BERLIN PRIZE
FELLOWSHIP AT AMERICAN
ACADEMY IN BERLIN.
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CHETAN BHAGAT
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BORN : 22 APRIL 1974.
OCCUPATION : WRITER.
WORKS : NOVELS, FICTION,
MANAGEMENT, HUMOUR.
NOVELS :
5 POINT SOMEONE 2004,
ONE NIGHT @ CALL CENTRE
2005,
3 MISTAKES OF MY LIFE 2008,
2 STATES 2009,
REVOLUTION2020 2011,
WHAT YOUNG INDIA WANTS?
2012.
RUSKIN BOND
BORN : 19 MAY 1934.
AGE : 80.
OCCUPATION : WRITER.
WORKS : RUSTY FICTICIOUS
CHARACTER, TOO MUCH
STORIES.
• AWARDS : SAHITYA ACADEMY
AWARD IN 1992, PADAM SHRI
IN 1999, PADAM BHUSHAN IN
2014.
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SOME WEBSITES FOR SEARCH AUTHOR’S :
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www.smartauthors.com
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www.writerslife.com
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www.wikipedia.org
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www.abhivyakti.com
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www.pustak.org
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www.hindiguru..org
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www.indianauthors.com
There are two
kinds of writer:
those that make
you think, and
those that make
you wonder.

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