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Pragya Dhiman


First Language(s): Punjabi
Second Language(s): English, Hindi, French


Pragya Dhiman is a twenty-year-old Indian student residing in Delhi, India. Her research work has been published in various literary journals and her creative work has been published or is forthcoming in magazines such as Muse India, Teen Ink (digital and print), Muse-Pie Press's Shot Glass Journal, Poet’s Choice (Print) and more. Her writing is a reflection of the inner workings of her mind, and she also takes inspiration from her dreams and night-terrors.


What was your favorite book as a child?

Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Do you remember the original reason or motivation why you started writing creatively?

Writing to me is a compulsion. I never really had a choice.

What was the most adventurous or thrilling thing you ever did/experienced?

I unfortunately have a terrible tendency of getting myself into scrapes, hence, I must state that even my mundane is adventurous, and it shall be incredibly difficult to describe a singular event in itself.

Do you listen to music while reading or writing?

Music is a different medium of storytelling altogether, which is why I am unable to listen to music whilst reading or writing. But occasionally, I do listen to the audiobook version of a particular novel while simultaneously reading it.


The third child’s love affair
Issue Fall '22

Supported by:

Land Steiermark: Kultur, Europa, Außenbeziehungen
U.S. Embassy Vienna
Stadt Graz