What we're about

We are Hyderabad Readers And Writers, a sanctuary for all interested in reading and writing. The book is at the centre of our mission.

We will be meeting at least once a month on the last Sunday. Agenda and the venue for each session will be detailed in the individual meetup announcements.

Our core group members are:

Mahboob Hussain
Mahboob is a software development professional, avid reader, occasional blogger, upcoming writer, husband, and father of two charming kids. This year, he has self-published a short story anthology titled "It Did Not Happen One Night & Other Stories."
His web home is http://bit.ly/mahboob

Devika Das
Devika, co-founder of the group, has a passion for pursuing Creative Arts. She is a Professional Content Strategist and balances her office work with her creative pursuits very well. She has been practicing theatre for over 15 years and has 5 publications under her name until date, the most recent being "The Mind Game."
Know more about Devika's books at http://www.authordevika.com

Swapnil Saurav
Swapnil has over 15 years of experience in IT industry. His expertise is in Business Analytics, Requirements Analysis, Business Case Development and Product Management. He has written over 5 books in Technical and Management areas related to Python programming and Retail and Supply Chain Management. His first Fictional book - a novel aimed at young readers - will be releasing by end of this year.
Linked Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/swapnilsaurav

Aruna Kumar Gadepalli
Arun, by choice, joined the Library profession, with qualifications for teaching. Been in Library profession for more than 20 years and has been working with children for more than 18 years. Reading is his passion. Attending various literary events and sharing his experiences in social media made him believe in lifelong learning and positive attitude towards life.
His social media coordinates are:
Goodreads -- Arunagklib. Blog -- http://arunaschoolib.blogspot.com
LinkedIn profile -- https://www.linkedin.com/in/aruna-kumar-gadepalli-68409910

Navneet Singh
Navneet has more than 6 years of experience in the translation industry and has been working on various translation projects in India. He has translated several books from Hindi to French, English to French and vice versa. Currently he is employed with an ecommerce company in Hyderabad.
LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/navneet-singh-b9448548/

Jisha John
Jisha is a data warehouse and analytics consultant. She questions everything and answers with data. Jisha enjoys reading historical fiction and investigative journalism. She aspires to write a novel like Infinite Jest that nobody has read but everyone admires.
LinkedIn profile is -- https://www.linkedin.com/in/jisha-john-0729... (https://www.linkedin.com/in/jisha-john-07290a1a/)

Srinivas Rao
Srinivas is a UI Developer and is trying to be an artist. He loves stories and reads everything (only FICTION) that interests him including comics, manga, scripts, etc.
You can check his art @ http://www.instagram.com/srinomad

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