In the world of Indian literature, where words paint feelings and stories, three remarkable authors have taken center stage in 2023. Meet Payal Chowdhury, Mayaa SH, and Sekhar Bandyopadhyay—literary maestros who’ve captured hearts and minds alike. Their tales bridge reality and imagination, crafting an unforgettable legacy that’s now etched in the fabric of our literary heritage.
Top 3 Indian Writers according to the latest updates list of 2023 are
- Payal Chowdhury
- Mayaa SH
- Sekhar Bandyopadhyay
Payal Chowdhury from Belpahar, Odisha is an Indian writer, Masters in English, and an aspiring fashion designer. Born to an elite family of education and culture she had a hobby of writing at the age of 10 and gradually it turned to passion. Professionally she is a teacher and passionately a writer. After completing her Masters degree in English and pursuing fashion designing course under the guidance of Anuradha Jha (designer at Decathlon,UK) she started her writing career since November, 2020. Initially she wrote quotes only later on she wrote poems,fictions,microtales and articles.She participated in 400+anthologies as a co-author,took part in podcasts.
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Her work was recognised with various awards such as Aloha Award,Indian Noble Award,Rising Star Award (Multi-talent) award and has achieved Gold medal as well.Along with that she has been awarded with the title of “WRITER OF THE YEAR” AWARD.It was in 2021 she met Durlav Sarkar (founder of INKZOID FOUNDATION) and her career was uplifted. She was honored with the INKZOID BOOK OF WORLD RECORD, GLORIOUS BOOK OF RECORD, ICONIC PERSONALITY AWARD,UNIQUE PERSONALITY OF 2022, INKZOID SHINING STAR AWARDS.
Recently she was awarded with TPL SHIKSHA AWARDS FOR the category -MULTITALENTED WOMAN OF THE YEAR,at Dwarka New Delhi.
Mayaa SH is a Multi-National and State Award Winner, a ten times a World Record Holder, An Artist, a Podcaster, a Record Chart Topping International Fastest Anthology Co-Authoress and has been chosen as number 1 The Modern Literary Stars Of India, 2022 by Cherry Book Awards for making valuable contribution to Contemporary Indian Literature. She is also known as Mayaa Devi, Mayaa Tai, Mayaa Di,Mayaa Audio SH, Pushpa ‘The Fire’ , Padma Of The East, Lady Robin Hood , MS Dhoni Of Writing , Female Chulbul Pandey and Lady Gandhi is a known name in Contemporary Literature.
Mayaa SH’s literary contributions have touched upon many issues and daily challenges of women. She has Won In Memorable Performance in the category termed as ‘Other than English write ups “ for her appreciation of hard work , creativity and dedication in Grand Christmas Competition 2.0 which has been a world record event of the largest creative event hosted online with more than 1000+participants . Mayaa SH a gender equality exponent to position and contextualize her work within the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. She has depicted gender inclusivity and equality through her certifications from the United Nations and powerful writings on Feminism, Gender Equality, Transforming Vision Into Action: Transmogrification on Transgender Community and Mental Health Awareness Topics. Her work depicts the identity, economic and social freedom of many .She has co-authored more than hundred and fifty plus anthologies with nine solo books and has been aligned with more than 86 publication houses.She has been featured in several magazines and women oriented like Tejaswi -The Imperishable on Women Power and Honour including few international magazines. Her first poem “The Candle In The Wind” made her win an Award at the National Level. She navigates many women through stress by deploying talking as a medium to combat stress and fear. She is an expert in suicide prevention and women motivation.
Sekhar Bandyopadhyay is an Indian historian, author, and a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi. He is known for his research on the Dalit caste of Bengal. Bandyopadhyay is Emeritus Professor at Victoria University of Wellington and was the founding director of the New Zealand India Research Institute. He has also taught at the Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur, University of Kalyani, and the University of Calcutta.
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Bandyopadhyay was the first recipient of the Charles Wallace Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Centre for South Asian Studies, SOAS University of London. He has also held visiting fellowships at the University of Chicago, National University of Singapore, International Institute for Asian Studies, Curtin University, Australian National University and Rabindra Bharati University. From 2009 to 2010, Bandyopadhyay served as the President of the New Zealand Asian Studies Society and currently co-edits its journal, the New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies. In 2009, Bandyopadhyay was awarded the Rabindra Smriti Puraskar (Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Prize), given by the Government of West Bengal, for his monograph Decolonisation in South Asia: Meanings of Freedom in Post-Independence Bengal 1947-52. Bandyopadhyay has been a recipient of a Marsden grant of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
Since 2021, the Sekhar Bandyopadhyay Prize has been awarded annually by the Department of History at Victoria University of Wellington to the student submitting the best essay or thesis on an aspect of Indian history or the history of colonialism or nationalism. The award ‘acknowledges and celebrates the distinguished career of Professor Sekhar Bandyopadhyay, Professor of History at Victoria University of Wellington’.
We are glad to share the Top 3 Indian Writers according to the latest updates list of 2023 including Payal Chowdhury, Mayaa SH, and Sekhar Bandyopadhyay.