Sasmit Powale

Teacher, writer, part-time poet, full-time student.

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Who is your favorite fictional hero?

Sherlock Holmes.

Who is your favorite fictional villain?

Gus Fring.

Who are your favorite authors?

Ted Chiang, Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Franzen, Aldous Huxley, George Orwell.

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Story Of Your Life, Picture of Dorian Gray, Doors of Perception, Animal Farm, Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix.

Is there a book you love to reread?

Story Of Your Life and Other stories by Ted Chiang.

One Superpower you wish you had?

To stop time.

Which book you wish you had written ?

The Picture of Dorian Gray.

Silence or music?


Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Write for yourself.

Sasmit Shailesh Powale is a mass media graduate in journalism from Mumbai University. He
teaches literature to 8 th to 12 th standard kids and over the short span of two years he has taught
more than a thousand children. After starting to write seriously after his tenth grade he first
got published in 2014 by Cypher Publishers in their Anthology We Are Not Alone (2) and has
since then gone on to feature on blogs, websites and online magazines. Sasmit enjoys good
fiction and specifically science fiction, but poetry and non-fiction occupy his major reading
hours. He loves watching movies and talking about things he loves. He is currently pursuing a
masters in Political Science and carves out some time here and there to write poems and short

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