She has a Certificate in Creative Book Publishing from Humber College and has worked at Simon and Schuster Canada Zubaan Books in India. She runs a feminist zine, ang(st).
Aishwarya edits and evaluates manuscripts and helps writers pitch their books to publishers. She mentors writers and editors upskill themselves and build a career in publishing.
Vaishali Kannan, Senior Technical Writer, Salesforce
“Aishwarya did a wonderful job editing my short story. She even helped me tie a few loose ends together and pick a more meaningful title. All her edits were on point and her editorial comments were insightful.”
Chandrima Das, Author of ‘The Talking Dead’ and ‘Young Blood’
“It’s a rare and special feeling when an editor really ‘gets’ what you’re trying to do with your book. For me, Aishwarya was that editor. Her high-quality, detailed feedback on my manuscript was a testimony to both her keen editorial eye and her developed palate for horror fiction.”
Want To Know More About Publishing?
Aishwarya has co-authored a document based on her own insights, research and conversations with industry experts. It highlights important trends in the Indian publishing industry over the last 10 years, significant changes that occurred during the pandemic and our predictions for the future.
The Book People Podcast
How are books published and marketed? Do you need a literary agent? Are e-books and audiobooks the next big thing?
Aishwarya demystifies Indian publishing with The Book People, a podcast and video series. She busts myths and finds the answers to much-needed questions about the industry through conversations with editors, publicists, influencers, and entrepreneurs.
Sayantan Ghosh, Senior Commissioning Editor at Simon and Schuster India
“For anyone interested in getting an informative and engaging glimpse into Indian publishing, ‘The Book People’ podcast could be an ideal place from where they can start. Aishwarya is a wonderfully witty and involved host, who is interested in collecting anecdotal evidence from various publishing professionals.”
Aishwarya Bhatt, Software Engineer & Writer
“The topic of book publishing is like the Dark Web, but Aishwarya manages to peel back the layers to make it as transparent and as approachable as possible for a newbie author, who might be feeling the jitters thinking about getting their book published.”