Daughter of a Drunkard Monk
Daughter of a Drunkard Monk is Saumya Kaushik’s debut novel, being a hard-core feminist the writer has penned down the adversities faced by women in a male patriarchal society the book picks out those issues which prevail in the society and are forgotten down in the papers and news. DODM is the story of the protagonist which can be any ordinary girl in similar situation. What, however, appears extraordinary is the grit and courage and confidence with which the protagonist faces all verities of adversities, many of which are simply reflections of her gender and the societal / patriarchal attitude towards girls in such / similar situations.
Distance means so little when someone means so much. Close together or miles apart the loved one’s always remain in the heart. Miles Apart is an anthology of some beautiful love stories narrating the long-distanced love by the Indian story-tellers. Edited by Saumya Kaushik and Komal Sikha.