|2 Aug 1980
|Age (as in 2022)
|Dr. Shivchandra Jha
Biography : Jyoti Jha is an esteemed winner of ‘The Times of India Write India Season 3’. President of Savitribai Seva Foundation, and Columnist at The Literary Mirror, Jyoti is an Author, Globe-trotter, Storyteller, and a Lyricist. Speaker at the prestigious Ahmedabad International Literature Festival (AILF) 2022, Guest Speaker at Kalinga Literary Festival, A proud panelist and Guest Speaker in Talk Shows at IIM Lucknow and IITs, she has been an honorable Judge at Kashiyatra, IIT BHU and Jury Member at the Literary Club, IIT BHU for Storytelling.Her writing explores the spheres of human sentimentsdefining our existence and delicately balancing the relationships around us.
Books by Jyoti-
Aanandi– Launched at Bihar Hindi Sahitya Sammelan, Featured at Ahmedabad International Literature Festival 2022 and Pune International Literary Festival (PILF) 2021, the debut Hindi novel is categorized as classic fiction and has been picked up to be made into an Audiobook available at Storytel.
Heart’s Sanctuary & Other Stories– An English Short Story Collection that presents an immersive experience of emotions impactfully drawn from the realms of humansentiments from regular living.
Around The World Through My Lens– Written at a time when the world was shut down with restrictions on travelling, the author dives into the memories of some amazing places across the globe from her travelogue as memories, footprints and yearningsfrom some known locations and a few offbeat ones.
Born and brought up in the Silk City Bhagalpur, Jyoti has had a literature-ingrained upbringing. Her parents have authored several books in Angika Language including ‘Srimad Bhagavad Gita’ translated into Angika by her father, ‘Angiras’ (Lt.) Dr. Shivchandra Jha. Her schooling at Mount Carmel School further added to her keen interest and evolving attentiveness to the vast literature in both English and Hindi.
She further pursued her education in Pune, the land of the educationist and social reformer, Savitribai Phule, where she graduated in Microbiology and studied Business Management (MBA) in HR.
Corporate Career and Break-
Having been associated with corporates like Infosys, Whirlpool, and Pronto Networks, Jyoti quit her flourishing career and moved across continents with her family during which she dwelled in USA and UK for about a decade. Sheenjoyed raising her child, globe-trotting and traversing different places, and spending an endless number of hours in the quiet libraries where her deep-rooted longing to explore and express through words resurfaced.
Literary Journey- A chance sighting of the TOI Write India season 3 contest in the newspaper, while she wassettling back into the comfortable familiarity of her home country, India, tingled her yearning to pen down her ponders, and a winning title in the competition for the author Upamanyu Chatterjee’s promptprovided winds beneath her wings as she plunged into the vast literary world. She has since then authored three booksin English and one debut novel in Hindi. Her recent contribution to Hindi literature is asthe Editor of a book about Padmashree Sindhutai. Awarded ‘Savitribai Phule Rashtriya Samman’, and ‘Iconic Authors 2022’, she has been awarded as ‘Author of the year’ and ‘Best Reviewer of the year 2020/2021’. Conferred ‘Global Progressive Women Award 2022’, she has been nominated for the Auther Awards (The Times of India) under the Popular Choice category.Cherishing the ever-evolving and constant learning process of her writing journey, Jyoti aims to continue her expedition in the literary world with optimism and anticipation.
Name- Jyoti Jha
Date of Birth- 2 Aug 1980
Age (as in 2022) – 42 Years
Height- 1.58 Meters
Weight- 59 Kg
Birthplace- Bhagalpur, Bihar
Father Name- Dr. Shivchandra Jha
Mother Name- Indubala Jha
Husband Name- Santosh Kumar Jha
Siblings- Indira Jha, Archana Jha, Dipti Thakur, Priti Jha, Rashmi Thakur, Tripti Thakur