Hema Udawat, born at Ajmer, is a postgraduate doctor by education. She always had flair for arts and loved to be close to nature from childhood. Along with her education, she showed keen interest in music, dance and poetry and won a number of prizes in her childhood and adolescence. Saathiya is the first compilation in which she has delicately brought out the emotions of meeting and parting with a soul mate through the art of poetry. Apart from romantic poetry, she also writes on nature, childhood, human relations and other motivational themes. Her next compilation on these subjects is on the way, and shall be published soon.