Dr. Manisha Saxena is a paediatrician cum novelist, practising at her own Shaurya Children Clinic, Bharuch, Gujarat.
She has a multifaceted personality. She was a brilliant student and recipient of the prestigious National Talent Search scholarship. Although in the field of medicine she loved arts and literature right from her childhood.
She penned her first short story at the age of thirteen for her school magazine and thus pursued her literary talents later on.
Her penchant for writing showed when she contributed popular blogs to the IBN citizen journalist CNN IBN news channel 18 during the years 2013-14. Several of her blogs were published by Ibncj.
Around the same time her YouTube channel became a popular travel video blog and many of them were again appreciated by CNN IBN news.
In November 2016, Leadstart Publishing, Mumbai published her debut fiction novel NATAL FAULT. Natal Fault is a bold and beautiful novel, an irresistible socio-political saga, which scales seventy years of Indian panorama both contemporary and classic and has a poignant love story cocooned within it. It explores love, war and the social turmoil. It would appeal to a wide range of readers from adolescents to the elderly both men and women.
Dr. Manisha, is also a trained classical vocalist and has a keen interest in reading, writing, travelling, public speaking, photography and painting.
Availability and launches of NATAL FAULT:
Natal fault is available at several e-commerce sites like amazon, flipkart, infibeam.com, PustakMandi.com, Paytm.com etc.
It is also available in the International market via amazon.com and Barnes & Noble i.e. BN.com
The e-book is also available at kindle, newshunt, createspace, google.com, Baker&Taylor, apple itunes, juggernaut, scribd etc.
It is available at around 30 bookstores across the country from Gurdaspur in Punjab, New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Guwahati, Chennai, Mysore, Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Surat , Indore , Raipur, Ranchi, Pune, Rourkela etc.
The book was first launched at Crossword, Vadodara on December 18, 2016 and later at Crossword Surat on January 22, 2017 . It was also launched at Atta Galatta Bangalore on 6th May, 2017 and at the K J Choksi Library, Bharuch.
Natal Fault is due to be launched at the Ahmedabad International Literary Festival, December 2017.