Tejinder Sharma, born 1952 in Jagraon (Punjab), holds a Masters Degree in English Literature from the University of Delhi.
An established storywriter in Hindi, Tejinder selects characters from his ambience and fights their battle on paper. Variety of themes and their relevance to the contemporary times is another feature of his stories. He has written mellifluous ghazals and poetry as well. He has written episodes of the famous TV serial ‘Shanti’ and has performed in TV serials. He is the General Secretary of Katha UK and organises the only international award for Hindi literature viz. International Indu Sharma Katha Samman at the House of Lords, London every year.
Tejinder's stories and poems have been translated into English, Urdu, Punjabi, Nepali, Marathi, Gujarati, Oriya and the Czech languages. His stories are available as an Audio Book on a CD.
English: 1. Lord Byron - Don Juan (1977), 2. John Keats - The Two Hyperions (1977), 3. Black & White - The Biography of a Banker (2007).
Hindi: 4. Kaala Saagar (1990), 5. Dhibri Tight (1994), 6. Deh Ki Keemat (1999), 7. Ye Kya Ho Gaya (2003), 8. Beghar AankheiN (2007). All collections of Short stories
Translations: 9. Passport ka Rangharu (Nepali), 10. Dhimbri Tight (Punjabi), 11. EentoN ka Jungle (Urdu). All collections of short stories.
Poetry: 12. Ye Ghar Tumhara Hai (2007). Collection of Poems and Ghazals.
Many awards Tejinder Sharma has been conferred with include Maharashtra Rajya Sahitya Academy Award (for Dhibri Tight - 1995) and Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachhan Award by the High Commission of India (London - 2008).
Tejinder is settled in London (UK) and works for London Overground Railways. His email ID is: email@example.com