Sumathi Kulkarni

A retired teacher with a passion for teaching. Settled in Bangalore, multilingual, like travelling and writing. I am a very passionate lover of animals, very sensitive to them and against cruelty to all life.

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Three things people don’t know about you?

That I am a grandmother, love singing and that I am a very independent person.

What’s your greatest fear?

I fear my inability to understand and experience fear.

High point of your life?

High point of my life: My visit to Europe.

Low point of your life

Low point is when I lost my husband.

Who are your favorite authors?

Anna Karenina

What are your 5 favorite books of all time?

Gone With The Wind, The Hungry Tide, War and Peace

Is there a book you love to reread?

Shakespeare’s dramas.

One Superpower you wish you had?

To have wings to fly in the sky.

If you had a time machine to take you back to any country and any time period, where would you choose to be for your childhood, adolosent , adult life and silver years?

If I had a time machine, I would become younger to experience all that which I missed in life.

When and where do you write ?

I write in morning hours at my table.

Silence or music?

Silence or music varies with moods, prefer silence.

Do you have a writing ritual / superstition?

No writing ritual or superstition.

What’s your guilty reading pleasure?

Feel guilty of reading about politics as it is in my opinion a waste of time.

Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

Writing is a very expensive hobby.

Sumathi Kulkarni has more than twenty-five years of teaching experience, with a post-graduate degree in English, a postgraduate teaching certificate, and a post-graduate diploma in teaching English from English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU). A few of her writings have been published in newspapers, Femina, Frozen Thoughts, and a couple of defence magazines. Her first book, Bouquet Of Brain Waves, was published 3 years back. She is from a defence background; her husband was a retired colonel. She is very passionate about the welfare of animals and travelling to new places.

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