Preeti Hay grew up in Mumbai, India. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Media and Journalism. She has a Master’s degree in English Literature, majoring in Post Colonial Literature. She interned with DNA India where she worked at the International Desk. She went on to work for for major Indian publications including The Times of India, Hindustan Times, Sunday Midday and Society magazine. At Society magazine she worked as a Lifestyle, Fashion and Features writer which she enjoyed thoroughly. Nothing like walking into a regular work day knowing you might end up meeting Shah Rukh Khan at a press conference!
In America, she has written for publications including India Currents, Khabar Magazine, Yoga International, Yogi Times, Months to Years Magazine.
She trained directly under Pat Schneider, the Founder of Amherst Writers and Artists (AWA), a highly acclaimed creative writing method. She is passionate about creative writing and her fiction and poetry has been published in anthologies. The written word, whether it is creating it or perfecting it to its utmost beauty is Preeti’s passion.
When she is not working, Preeti is mostly chasing her busy two and a half year old son all over! If she had a choice, she would be reading even while sleeping. In addition to reading, she loves yoga, fitness, cooking, fashion and people.