And I was at St Xavier’s Zeitgeist 2012

Here’s proof they invited me.

Me? I’m still recovering from the shock that a huge room full of over 100 students sat attentively and listened to me without heckling me off, with catcalls and the proverbial rotten tomatoes.


About Kiran Manral

Kiran Manral published her first book, The Reluctant Detective in 2011. Since then, she has published eight books across genres till date. Her books include romance and chicklit with Once Upon A Crush (2014), All Aboard (2015), Saving Maya (2017); horror with The Face at the Window (2016) and nonfiction with Karmic Kids (2015), A Boy’s Guide to Growing Up (2016) and True Love Stories (2017). Her short stories have been published on Juggernaut, in magazines like Verve and Cosmopolitan, and have been part of anthologies like Chicken Soup for the Soul, Have a Safe Journey (2017) and Boo (2017). Her articles and columns have appeared in the Times of India, Tehelka, DNA, Yowoto, Shethepeople, New Woman, Femina, Verve, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Conde Nast Traveller, DB Post, The Telegraph, the Asian Age, iDiva, TheDailyO and more. She was shortlisted for the Femina Women Awards 2017 for Literary Contribution. She is a TEDx speaker and a mentor with Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk 2017.
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3 Responses to And I was at St Xavier’s Zeitgeist 2012

  1. mukhtarsblog says:

    When you are confidant in your area of specialty nobody can cow you down even brainy mob of St. Xaviers should have later felt that they are audience to a intellectual property and your witty and meticulous lecture must have allowed them to taste the brilliant lecture.

    Thankfully, no tomatoes were thrown. 🙂


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