About Me

I am a writer living in Mumbai, India.

I have been writing for a very long time, poetry, fiction and non fiction. My articles have appeared in websites like Rediff.com, and newspapers like the Times of India and national magazines like New Woman.

This is my writing, poetry and fiction website where I write about writing and post links to my published work.

All the photos and artwork on this blog are mine and created by me.

My general blog about my life, photos, non fiction and travel is  rohinigupta.wordpress.com

My email : writingdays@gmail.com

Published books :

These books are available from Amazon as ebooks.

Non fiction

 

 

 

 

Short Story collections

 

 

Single short stories

 

Poetry, a book of cat haiku

whiskers and purrs cover sm

Two Haiku anthologies by INHaiku Mumbai

 

Mantramala, published 2010 by Dronequill publishers.

About the book, Mantramala :  {now out of print}

Mantramala, the book.  –  details of the book.

Writing Mantramala – the experience of writing it.

Reviews of Mantramala

Misconceptions about mantras – blog post on mantras

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My first two books, Mantramala and To Catch a Falling Star are now out of print.

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Book of poetry, Karna and other poems published by Writers Workshop. Now out of print.

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My name seems to be quite common. There are others writing with my name, but if its not listed on this page its probably not by me. I have not written any reviews.

Here are some online links to my work.

Amazon.com author page

Amazon.in author page

Interview for the Best story of the month, January 2014

Resolution

Why do They Lie to Me podcast audio file.

Other online articles :

Mandala Therapy, anger management, article for the Times of India

Pranayama to beat the heat also on the Times of India

Wrote articles for the Times of India, New Woman magazine and Rediff.com and Mandala magazine.

 

Organiser,  Shamaina Festival

A 10 day arts festival in Mumbai, 2008.

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Research Consultant for Sambhav Kya TV show.

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Poetry

Have not been publishing much poetry lately. The links to the few I did publish.

words from stars, a short poem

dusk in the city, a short poem

dusk, a short poem

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 Literary Workshops and readings

 

 

Kalaghoda workshops

 

 

Storyteller, workshop on writing the short story at Shamiana ten day

arts festival, Mumbai

Haiku workshop at Sophia college and St Xavier’s college, Mumbai.

A Flash of Lightning, a Flash fiction workshop at Literature Live 2014, Mumbai.

I was the judge of the Autumn Rain Haiku contest and The Pages Flash Fiction contest organized by Literature Live Literary Festival at the National Center of Performing Arts, 2014.

Haiku and Flash Fiction workshops for Books and Beyond Literary Festival, Mumbai, 2013.

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Haiku

Editor, World Haiku Review

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My haiku has been published in Heron’s Nest, World Haiku Review, Bottlerockets, Mainichi Daily, Muse India and Chrysanthemum.

Flash fiction  editor, Narrow Road Literary Magazine.

Some Haiku are here :

World Haiku Club Award

Toshiko Award Haiku 

Haiku on the topic ‘Death of one’s Beloved’

One of my haiku was included in the Best of 2011 by Mainichi Daily.

Also in the Best of 2013.

 

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and some Haiku with photographs – Haiga :

From the Desk of the Editors

Six Haiga – From the Editors Desk

(Haiga are photos with a haiku – one thumbnail is below)

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Haiku Listing in the Haiku foundation

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Renku

Renku is a form of collaborative poetry.

Floating on the Wind, a Triparshva renku.

In Thanal online website

A Yotsumono, a renku between two people.

In Sketchbook

Entwined in Ivy, a Rokku

In Notes for the Gean

Other Renku published in the Journal of Renga and Renku, issue 1 and 2.

 

 

Why do They Lie to Me podcast audio

Other online articles :

Mandala Therapy, anger management, article for the Times of India

Pranayama to beat the heat also on the Times of India

Wrote articles for the Times of India, New Woman magazine and Rediff.com and Mandala magazine.

 

Organiser,  Shamaina Festival

A 10 day arts festival in Mumbai, 2008.

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Research Consultant for Sambhav Kya TV show.

————————————————————————————-

Poetry

Have not been publishing much poetry lately. The links to the few I did publish.

words from stars, a short poem

dusk in the city, a short poem

dusk, a short poem

—————————————————————–

 

Haiku

Editor, World Haiku Review

whr-small

My haiku has been published in Heron’s Nest, World Haiku Review, Bottlerockets, Mainichi Daily, Muse India and Chrysanthemum.

Some Haiku are here :

World Haiku Club Award

Toshiko Award Haiku 

Haiku on the topic ‘Death of one’s Beloved’

One of my haiku was included in the Best of 2011 by Mainichi Daily.

Also in the Best of 2013.

My Haiku was included in the First Katha book of Haiku anthology.

first katha haiku book cover-horz2

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and some Haiku with photographs – Haiga :

From the Desk of the Editors

Six Haiga – From the Editors Desk

(Haiga are photos with a haiku – one thumbnail is below)

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Haiku Listing in the Haiku foundation

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Renku

Renku is a form of collaborative poetry.

Floating on the Wind, a Triparshva renku.

In Thanal online website

A Yotsumono, a renku between two people.

In Sketchbook

Entwined in Ivy, a Rokku

In Notes for the Gean

Other Renku published in the Journal of Renga and Renku, issue 1 and 2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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