to host India’s top-selling author, Preeti Shenoy, at Birmingham Literature Festival

preeti are delighted to be bringing author Preeti Shenoy to the UK, for a very special event as part of this year’s Birmingham Literature Festival.

‘An Afternoon with Preeti Shenoy’ will see India’s top-selling female author sharing thoughts on her latest work, talking about the highs and lows of her career so far, and discussing the issues and themes of living in today’s India – themes that she explores throughout her novels and writing.

Of her forthcoming appearance at the festival Preeti says:

“I am delighted and excited to be a part of the Birmingham literature festival. I used to live in the UK a few years ago, and it was where I conceived and wrote my second novel. I loved my experience in the UK, and  in fact Norwich features in one of my  later novels. It is great to be returning back to the UK, as a part of a literature festival. I look forward to it.”

Indi Deol, Managing Director of, thrilled to have Preeti at the event, says:

“DESIblitz has a long history of working with writers, authors and emerging talent. We feel privileged to be working with Birmingham Literature Festival and Preeti Shenoy this year. We hope this event will act as a springboard to encourage more new and emerging writers on to the literature scene, and that it will continue for many years to come”.

Among the top five highest selling authors in India, Preeti is also on the Forbes longlist of the most influential celebrities in India.

Earlier this year, she was awarded the Indian of the Year’ award for 2017 by Brands Academy, for her contribution to Literature.

She has also received the Academia Award for Business Excellence by the New Delhi Institute of Management. She is the recipient of the ‘100 Young Indian Women Achievers Award’ in the powerful leader category, and has given talks in many premier educational institutions and international corporate organisations.

In addition to writing novels, short stories and poetry, Preeti has a very popular blog and also writes a weekly column in The Financial Chronicle. On top of all that, she is also an artist specialising in portraiture and illustrated journals.

Her other interests are travel, photography and yoga. Her books include It’s All In The Planets, Why We Love The Way We Do, The Secret Wish List, The One You Cannot Have and many others.