A. Sajida Begum

Born and brought up in Gooty (R.S), Andhra Pradesh, Sajida Begum led a very simple and rustic life. Surrounded by her loving parents and ten siblings, she had an enjoyable time growing up. After her schooling in Telugu medium, she went on to pursue her college in Gulbarga. When she randomly chose English Literature as one of her subjects in college, she was amazed at the vastness of it and wanted to explore it more. This curiosity and love towards literature encouraged her to unravel the writings of famous authors and understand human nature in a very different way. She holds two Masters Degrees; one in English Literature and another in Education. She took up teaching as a career as it always fascinated her since her childhood. She has been an English teacher for Middle School and College for twenty-seven years. She enjoys composing poetry and short stories for children. She is a brilliant painter who captures nature in her portraits and landscapes. Now 53, she resides in Gangavati, Karnataka, with her husband and two children. After teaching for a long period, she has now found a new interest in Kindergarten and has been the Head of Kindergarten School for 10 years besides teaching. As a writer, she perceives the people around her as characters and takes real life incidents to build stories. 


The Distant Traveller

Books by A. Sajida Begum

What happens when life throws at you the most terrible moments and you still must smile and live as if your world is perfect?

How would one feel when one’s own father disowns the family for love of another woman?

Life is a strange thing. It mocks people with their own dreams and desires. Be a part of this beautiful journey where a young boy takes all the difficulties in life as challenges and overcomes them with sheer hard work and passion, all t

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