The Year That Was 2016

Let’s do a quick recap of 2016 so y’all know why Siyahi is the best in the business.

 

SIYAHI CONTENT STUDIO
Siyahi has been in the business of publishing and handpicking bestselling works for a decade now. We believe that with our wealth of experience in dealing with the written word and our vibrant approach to new media, we will be a force to watch out for. Click here to know the details of the services offered under by Siyahi in this exciting new venture!

 

22 NEW AUTHORS HAVE JOINED SIYAHI:

  • Abbas Zaidi
  • Ashwini Devare
  • Bhavani Iyer
  • Faiqa Mansab
  • Ira Trivedi
  • Kamakshi Murti
  • Pav Singh
  • S Parathasarathy
  • S V Divvaakar
  • Sachin Bhatia
  • Sarita Alurkar Sriram
  • Shabnam Virmani
  • Sheela Nambiar
  • Shylashri Shankar
  • Sneha Keshav
  • Sudhir Ahluwalia
  • Timeri N Murari
  • Vayu Naidu
  • Vijay Narayan Govind
  • Vinaya Bhagat
  • Vipul Rikhi
  • Vishakha Chanchani

 

10 SIYAHI AUTHORS CAME BACK WITH NEW BOOKS:

  • Bhawana Somaaya
  • Devdutt Pattanaik
  • Jane De Suza
  • Paro Anand
  • Pavan K Varma
  • Rajorshi Chakraborti
  • Richa Lakhera
  • Sanjay Chopra
  • Sorabh Pant
  • Tabish Khair

 

53 RIGHTS WERE SOLD BY SIYAHI:

  • English Language rights:
    • A Food Biography of India by Shylashri Shankar (Speaking Tiger Books)
    • Beauty Queen by Anvita Sudarshan (Amaryllis)
    • Daddykins by Kalpana Mohan (Bloomsbury Publishing)
    • Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik 1 (Penguin Random House)
    • Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik 2 (Penguin Random House)
    • Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik 3 (Penguin Random House)
    • Fit at 50 by Sheela Nambiar (Hachette Books)
    • Gurleen Rambhal by Divvaakar (Rupa Publications)
    • Holy Herbs: Modern Connection to Ancient Plants by Sudhir Ahluwalia (Fingerprint!)
    • Hungry #Gods by Richa Lakhera (Rupa Publications)
    • Jihadi Jane by Tabish Khair (Penguin Random House)
    • Krsna Tulsi and Seven Wonders by Bhawana Somaaya (Fingerprint!)
    • Man of the Moment by Rajorshi Charaborti (Juggernaut Books)
    • Murders Most Matronly by Kamakshi Murti (Juggernaut Books)
    • Mythology of Hindu Numbers by Devdutt Pattanaik (HarperCollins Publishers India)
    • Olympus: An Indian Retelling of the Greek Myths by Devdutt Pattanaik (Penguin)
    • Pawan by Sorabh Pant (Rupa Publications)
    • Poskem by Wendell Rodricks (OM Books)
    • Regenderizing our Myths by Paro Anand (Speaking Tiger Books)
    • Selfienomics by Revant (Bloomsbury Publishing)
    • Shell-Shocked: On the Ground Under Israel’s Gaza Assault by Mohammed Omer (Speaking Tiger Books)
    • Super Zero and the Clone Crisis by Jane De Suza (Penguin Random House)
    • The Ceaseless Chatter of Demons by Ashok Ferrey (Penguin Random House)
    • The Girl Who Chose by Devdutt Pattanaik (Penguin Random House)
    • The Greatest Hindi Stories Ever Told by Poonam Saxena (Aleph Book Company)
    • The Infidels of Mecca by Abbas Zaidi (Rupa Publications)
    • The Jaya Colouring Book by Devdutt Pattanaik (Penguin Random House)
    • The Mogul by Vish Dhamija (HarperCollins Publishers India)
    • The Other by Paro Anand (Speaking Tiger Books)
    • The Sari of Surya Vilas by Vayu Naidu (Speaking Tiger Books)
    • The Secret Diary of Kasturba by Neelima Dalmia Adhar (Westland Books)
    • The Sita Colouring Book by Devdutt Pattanaik (Penguin Random House)
    • This House of Clay and Water by Faiqa Mansab (Penguin Random House)
    • Unlawful Justice by Vish Dhamija (HarperCollins Publishers India)
    • Unmet Needs of Entrepreneurship by S Parthasarathy (Rupa Publications)
  • Language rights:
    • 7 Secrets from Hindu Calendar Art by Devdutt Pattanaik (Malayalam – Westland Books)
    • 7 Secrets from Hindu Calendar Art by Devdutt Pattanaik (Tamil – Westland Books)
    • 7 Secrets of Shiva by Devdutt Pattanaik (Malayalam – Westland Books)
    • 7 Secrets of Shiva by Devdutt Pattanaik (Tamil – Westland Books)
    • 7 Secrets of the Goddess by Devdutt Pattanaik (Malayalam – Westland Books)
    • 7 Secrets of the Goddess by Devdutt Pattanaik (Tamil – Westland Books)
    • 7 Secrets of Vishnu by Devdutt Pattanaik (Malayalam – Westland Books)
    • 7 Secrets of Vishnu by Devdutt Pattanaik (Tamil – Westland Books)
    • Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik 1 (Hindi – Penguin Random House)
    • Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik 2 (Hindi – Penguin Random House)
    • Laws of the Spirit World by Khorshed Bhavnagri (Malayalam – Jaico Publishing House)
    • Laws of the Spirit World by Khorshed Bhavnagri (Tamil – Jaico Publishing House)
    • Making it Big by Binod Chaudhary (Hindi – Rajpal and Sons)
    • My Gita by Devdutt Pattanaik (Hindi – Rupa Publications)
    • Olympus: An Indian Retelling of Greek Myths by Devdutt Pattanaik (Hindi – Rajpal and Sons)
    • Shiva to Shankara by Devdutt Pattanaik (Hindi – Rajpal and Sons)
    • The Girl Who Chose by Devdutt Pattanaik (Hindi – Rajpal and Sons)

 

40 NEW BOOKS WERE PUBLISHED:

  • A Sister to Honor by Lucy Ferriss (Fingerprint!)
  • A Story for Mukti by Jill MacDonald (HarperCollins Publishers India)
  • All The Answer I Shall Ever Get by Tanya Mendonsa (HarperCollins Publishers India)
  • Bicycle Dreaming by Mridula Koshy (Speaking Tiger Books)
  • Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik 1 (Penguin)
  • Devlok with Devdutt Pattanaik 1 (Hindi – Penguin Random House)
  • Do You Know Any Good Boys? by Meeti Shroff-Shah (Pan Macmillan)
  • Happily Never After by Jane De Suza (HarperCollins Publishers India)
  • Jihadi Jane by Tabish Khair (Penguin Random House)
  • Making It Big by Binod Chaudhary (Penguin Random House)
  • Man of the Moment by Rajorshi Charaborti (Juggernaut Books)
  • Monkey See Monkey Do by Venita Coelho (Hachette Books)
  • My Gita by Devdutt Pattanaik (Hindi – Rupa Publications)
  • Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage Danger Lab by “Science Bob”, Steve Hockensmith (Rupa Publications)
  • Olympus: An Indian Retelling of the Greek Myths by Devdutt Pattanaik (Penguin Random House)
  • Once Upon A Time In India by Bhawana Somaaya (Penguin Random House)
  • Reel World: On Location with Kollywood’s Craftsmen by Anand Pandian (Penguin Random House)
  • Selfienomics by Revant (Bloomsbury Publishing)
  • Shell-Shocked: On the Ground Under Israel’s Gaza Assault by Mohammed Omer (Speaking Tiger Books)
  • Super Zero and the Clone Crisis by Jane De Suza (Penguin Random House)
  • The Ceaseless Chatter of Demons by Ashok Ferrey (Penguin Random House)
  • The Geek’s Guide to Dating by Eric Smith (Fingerprint!)
  • The Girl Who Chose by Devdutt Pattanaik (Penguin Random House)
  • The Great Mughals and their India by Dirk Collier (Hay House Publishers)
  • The Green Mama by Manda Aufochs Gillespie (Fingerprint!)
  • The Jaya Colouring Book by Devdutt Pattanaik (Penguin Random House)
  • The Leadership Sutra: An Indian Approach to Power by Devdutt Pattanaik (Aleph Book Company)
  • The Secret Diary of Kasturba by Neelima Dalmia Adhar (Westland Books)
  • The Sita Colouring Book by Devdutt Pattanaik (Penguin Random House)
  • The Spectacular Miss by Sonia Bahl (Fingerprint!)
  • The Talent Sutra: An Indian Approach to Learning by Devdutt Pattanaik (Aleph Book Company)
  • Two by Paro Anand, Orjan Persson (Scholastic Books)

 

9 EVENTS WERE ORGANISED BY SIYAHI:

  • Crime Writers Festival 2016
  • Dinner Decor by Amita Sathe Bambawale
  • Daastangoi
  • Mountain Echoes 2016
  • In A State of Violence by Meera Khanna
  • Abbotsford Literary Weekend
  • Things To Leave Behind by Namita Gokhale
  • Death is Not the Answer by Anjali Chhabria
  • Write Circle Series

 

TESTIMONIALS:

“Siyahi has been a joy to be associated with on both a professional and personal level. As my book agents, they have been pillars of strength, bouncing board, wailing (all mine) walls and shield on all issues.” – Wendell Rodricks, Designer and Writer

“Siyahi, Mita and her amazing team have always been my go-to guys when it comes to the nuances of publishing. I hope our relationship will continue and grow in the years and books to come.” – Tisca Chopra, Film & Stage Actor and Writer

“Siyahi brings a world of experience into the world of Publishing. This experience and hands on understanding of everything an author should know about getting a book published has been of great help to us in bringing out our book which went on to become a bestseller.” – Rocky Singh & Mayur SharmaWriters, Gourmands, TV Show Hosts

“Very satisfied…wish I was exclusive.” – Devdutt Pattanaik, Writer and Mythologist

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