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Renita D'Silva loves stories, both reading and creating them. Her short stories have been published in 'The View from Here', 'Bartleby Snopes', 'this zine', 'Platinum Page', 'Paragraph Planet' among others and have been nominated for the 'Pushcart' prize and the 'Best of the Net' anthology. She is the author of 'Monsoon Memories','The Forgotten Daughter', 'The Stolen Girl', 'A Sister's Promise', 'A Mother's Secret' and 'A Daughter's Courage'.

Renita D’Silva: My Writing Journey

From there to here- My Writing Journey I love reading stories, writing stories, listening to people’s stories. I will look at a person standing at a bus stop looking a little lost and think, what is your story?  You know that hour just before dusk when the lights come on but people have forgotten to close their curtains? I admit I love peeking into people’s living rooms then, unashamedly snooping ... Read More »

“ English rain smelt and tasted of nothing at all. It had none of the fury, the passion of the monsoons. Instead, it was weak; half-hearted. ”

- Renita D'Silva -

Renita D’Silva signs for Bookouture

I have always wanted to be an author, and have been writing since the age of seven – so it’s a great feeling to finally be able to announce that I’ve found a Publisher.  Even better, my first full length novel – Monsoon Memories – will be published this summer.  Here’s the press release. Renita D’Silva signs for Bookouture by bookouture Read More »

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