Poetess and author Neetu Vaid Sharma is a proud Jalandharite who is replete with her love for literature. From a smart as well as small city Jalandhar (Punjab) India, she has earned her birth, education, teaching career and last but not the least her romantic poetic path. She is not only a published author and poet but also Assistant Professor in foreign language; French, Instructor and Web Columnist. Her five solo poetry books include-
- PASSIONATE PLEASURE PEARLS consisting of fifty three poems
- I AM PENNED DOWN consisting of fifty poems
- QUEEN’S QUIET PASSIONQUAKE (A collection of Oozing Odes and Slicing Sonnets) consisting of forty nine poems
- AMOROUS INTIMACIES ITCHING ALL OVER includes fifteen poems and five short stories
- BE YOU includes twenty poems and two short stories
These books are available on Famous websites like LULU, AMAZON AND BARNESANDNOBLES. Soon her sixth book of poems is going to be published under the title EVERY INCH I, ALL HE. Her ink has been applauded by many contemporary poets at international platforms and also received relishing reviews to read. ONE OF HER POEM Heart’s Color box is melodiously narrated by Alan Johnson and is available on You Tube. Her book I Am Penned Down was showcased at Frontier Middle School at O’ Fallon, Missouri.
Neetu Vaid Sharma is often featured in Wildfire Publications Magazine: an international magazine. She has won a Bronze Award for her story “My Mysterious Morning Buddies” and for her poem “Only Oasis.” She was also jeweled with the title of Author of the Month in May 2017 in Wildfire Publications Magazine. She is also a regular contributor of “Our Poetry Archive” - an online poetry journal. Her short story “Nearness to Life” is also published in an anthology “Unofficial Meri Kahani” by Lab Academia Research Centre.
Her poems have also been published in multiple anthologies chiefly naming:
- United Global Sisterhood
- Tried, Tested and True poets from Across the Globe
- Within and Beyond Shores (Volume iii)
- Heart to Heart- A Bouquet of Valentine’s Day Love Poems
- Petals of Love- An Anthology of Poems.
- The Skinny On Eating Fresh( Anthology of Recipes)
Her poems are available on “Story Mirror” and “High on Poems” sites’ portals. Story Mirror has awarded her with appreciation for contributing unique English to the literary world. She is pursuing her PhD in American Literature from GNA University (Phagwara, Punjab). She was awarded with BEST PAPER AWARD on January 4, 2018 for her research accomplishments. Her research paper will soon be featured in research book titled Research Progeny. She writes research papers and book reviews also. She has participated in many National as well as International Seminars and Conferences. She is pro-actively associated with an erudite literary forum- Litspark, a literary platform encapsulating intellectual minds from literature background and was awarded by Litspark on her first book launch ceremony. She got GOLDEN BOOK AWARD on penning four poetry books in a year by ENGLISH HUB, Jalandhar. Many literary competitions in various reputed schools and university have been garnished by her gracious presence as judge and special guest.
The poetess is an active member of many poetry groups on social media sites. Her upcoming lit-projects include a book of sparkling sensitive litballs, a book of poems (in Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu language) and more English poesy shades to shelter under. Neetu Sharma is presently running her own English Academy NEWLYTE BRAINERY in her city- Jalandhar (India).
Vandita Dharni hails from India, she secured a position of merit from the Allahabad University during her Post Graduation in English. Thereafter, she obtained a doctorate degree. She has submitted articles, poems and short stories that have been published in journals like Criterion, Ruminations, GNOSIS, HellBound Publishing House and International magazines like Immagine and Poessia, Synchronised Chaos and Guido Gozzano.. Her anthologies, Quintessential Outpourings and The Oyster of Love have been published recently. Her poems were read on the John Kavanagh show. She has been honoured with the Poetic Galaxy Award 2018 by the Literati Cosmos Society and the Double Cross Award for her outstanding contributions.