Pratibha’s stories have authentic expression of life
experiences. They contain struggles, desires and dreams of the
The variety of stories reflect different voices of today. On
one hand, hypocrisy of mind seems getting battered and on the other, a Shayar fearlessly encourages harmony of
religions. One other story attempts to bring differently-abled (wrongly called
handicap in colloquial language) children in the mainstream. In yet another
story, the heroine realizes manifestation of power in her own hands and rises
from shambles .
The father wanting to achieve his own unrealized ambition to
settle in California through his son and the son going through the pain of his
father’s expectation is also beautifully portrayed in one of the stories.
Her stories are voice of the core.
Pratibha is an eminent woman writer in Delhi. Her stories
reflect pressures, tensions and pretense
in society and evoke deep contemplation. People struggling in such
circumstances and the woman in particular trying to find her existence is the
main character of her stories.
Her first book “Teesra
Swar” was awarded as the best story book for the year by Haryana
Sahitya Academy. Her stories were also awarded by the Tribune newspaper and Hindi Academy, New Delhi. Her stories are
published in famous Hindi Magzines like Hans,
Harigandi , Kath Samay and online magzine Hindinest. She was also honored
by Sahitya Sabha, Kaithal.
She is a
lecturer in Delhi and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org