Biography

Savita Singh

Savita Singh was born in New Delhi on July 4, 1948. She did her schooling from DPS Mathura Road and St. Josephs Convent, Patna. She did BA Hons. in psychology from IP College. She did her masters in aviation psychology from Delhi University and got a gold medal. She did her MPhil in social psychology after a break of twenty years, again from Delhi University.
Savita Singh has been writing professionally since 1979 and has more than 300 published short stories, articles, poems, dramas, etc., to her credit. This includes more than a dozen books. She writes both in English and Hindi. She has written on all sorts of topics, right from children’s literature, to Mills & Boon kind of romances, to human-interest stories and a few TV serials also. She has done a lot of translation work from Hindi to English and even done a stint as agony aunt.
Married to a career army officer who died in a tragic accident while on duty in 1990, she has seen life in the army from very close. Many of these short stories are the result of her own experience or those of her friends. She has been published in many magazines, like Woman’s Era, Champak, Suman Saurabh, Femina, Sainik Samachar, and Illustrated Weekly. Her books have been published by India Book House, Rupa, Ratan Printing Press, Strategic Books, Olympia Publishers (United Kingdom), Atlantic Publishers, and Authorspress.