Acclaimed author, poet and translator, Deepa Agarwal writes for both children and adults and has fifty published books to her credit. She has received several awards for her work globally. She transmuted seamlessly from nonfiction writer to novels, poems when she chose poetry over pragmatism and discovered her forte.
“When you write, you have to see the world through achild’s eyes” she says. She feels it is important to address real life issues relevant to the genre that you represent through your books.
Cementing creativity with values, not morals Deepa Agarwal explored relevant themes like friendship through her books and activities in her sessions at NCLF 2019, engaging the students to build perspectives on how to make everyday issues of their lives the stuff of fiction.