Author Shruti Upadhaya launches her first book “White Noise”
Young Author Shruti Upadhaya from Kolkata launched her FIRST Novella “White Noise” in the City. For the journalist turned author, her passion lied in story narrating and after her successful stint with leading media publications in Pune, Mumbai & Kolkata, she followed her heart’s calling and set out to write her first Novella in Feb 2016. The Book launch took place at Café Turtle, among her friends and Delhi’s Literary crowd.
The launch saw Shruti in conversation with Delhi-based author Devpriya Roy, who is known for her novel, The Heat And Dust, that chronicles the story of travelling through India on local buses, which debuted no 1 on the HT- AC Neilson list.
"The experience of White Noise was nothing like anything I’d written before. I often say, I didn’t write White Noise, it happened to me,” says Shruti. Once she started to write, it started to flow in the most organic way. After a while, she stopped controlling her characters, and soon saw them coming to life.
About the book:
“White Noise is a Psychological thriller with the element of Dark Romance which becomes dark and mysterious. The story exemplifies the sweet poison that all of us subconsciously desire or somehow, somewhere encounter. This is the story about the male and female protagonist who is a dreamer which destroys her mental sanity little by little. One unique aspect of the book is that the male and female protagonists have no names and there is no physical setting because the author believes that these events could happen to anyone, anywhere. It is 143 pager novella.
About the Author:
A young Delhi girl, Shruti Upadhaya did her schooling from Springdales, Dhaula Kuan. She always had a flair for writing, and looked forward to her English classes and essay writing competitions during her early days, for which she also won several laurels in her school. After Schooling, she went to Kolkata with her family and did her English Literature at Calcutta University and simultaneously started writing for The Times of India, Kolkata, and also started her own blog. Shruti enjoyed writing poetry and short pieces on just about anything that caught her attention.