Deviant Wave – not all waves of the sea soothe you!

Each time that I strive for answers, the changing colors of the sea tell me that I am not alone in my dubiety! That I too like the sea, am a creation of leisure that has always been interpreted in haste!

Things that go unnoticed and untold…Kolkata Launch – A Calendar Too Crowded

I am not a very vocal person when it comes to promotion. In fact I go viral on the social media only after I have been threatened by my PR group :P! Thus the Kolkata book launch was never discussed.

It was hard for me to write about the launch – mainly because each time that I thought about writing about it, somewhere my own words choked me and a few scenes too. I missed my old lady in the front row – wearing crisp white saree, listening intently and proud that her grand-daughter has inherited her line of thought. But then, Ma took the exact seat she would have taken and each time they referred to her and her influence on me, I was her eyes moist.

My oldest friends from school came to cheer me – you know the kinds with whom you shared the bibs in school? BFF’s family, my old colleagues who turned closest buddies. But you know, what stood apart – the entire gang of teachers who came in to show their support. Teachers, who’ve corrected my grammar, scolded me but then motivated me throughout my school life, I wonder how they felt seeing the pigtail girl wearing a saree!

My sister, who miraculously was there when the launch was planned, the entire family jing bang who made me feel like a celebrity.

The panel was more thank i could ask for! So while Alaknanda R0y, said that she read the book early morning each day, for she wanted her day to begin with a thought for the society, I felt a shiver down the spine. The other two poets and writers/reviewers from Sahitya Academy (Subodh Sarkar and Ramkumar Mukhopadhya) left me speechless by interpreting woman’ism over feminism.

The interviews shocked me – was it me? The DD Bangla feature was lapped up and then suddenly there was a feature announced that shall feature me – a very very special one on Television. More details coming up on that! As of now – leaving you with this…

 

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2 comments on “Things that go unnoticed and untold…Kolkata Launch – A Calendar Too Crowded

  1. UmaS
    February 2, 2012

    Bravo !!! :)

  2. Deboshree
    February 2, 2012

    Another a-ha! moment. :D

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This entry was posted on February 2, 2012 by and tagged .

Hyderabad Literary Festival 2012

Mumbai Mondays

A Calendar Too Crowded Facebook Connect

Blogadda interviews moi!

A Lot of Pages chit-chat

Times of India Celebrating Womanhood feature

Review by Youth24x7 website

A Calendar Too Crowded on Social Potpourri

Article on B’Khush on The Purple Pact

Tangy Tuesday Picks

Guest Post for Blogadda

Spicy Saturday Picks

A Calendar Too Crowded – Book Trailer (audio)

Book of the Month – March 2012 – by Writer’s Melon

Special review by Mutiny.in

Indus Ladies interviews me!

Love is in the Air Contest!!!

A tribute to my GOD

Blogadda Book Review Progra

International Women’s Day 2012 – page dedicated to me

Special Women’s Day review by Socks and Shoes

Happy in conversation with B’khush

Mother’s Day Pick

When I wooed a superstar …

Interview on Doordarshan

Flipkart link to the book

Article in Economic Times – March 2012

Women’s Day Special Article on Women Empowerment

The Purple Pact – the other baby

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