My Bio

Priyanka Varma is a graduate of University Of Western Ontario, Toronto, Canada. She has lived in India, Middle East and Canada in her lifetime. She has done her schooling from Sacred Heart – Jamshedpur, Indian School Muscat – Oman and Milliken Mills High School – Canada.

In addition to her ferver for writing, she is a trained finance professional.She has worked for leading organizations such as Astral Media and Union Bank Of Switzerland in Toronto as an analyst.

Her first novel, The Rite To Love, was pubished in November of 2015. It was based on her observations on a live-in relationship with a backdrop of morsels of being married. Contrasting the two with the barometer of being accepted. She has also blogged for TOI (Times of India), published her book of poems, Genesis, in 2015 and is also in process of publishing her second book of poems, Enshrined, in memory of her late father, Manu Varma.

During her high school years, she has volunteered for Women’s College Hospital (Toronto) to raise awareness on post-partem care for women, Red Cross Canada and worked for a campaign called ‘Rest Up- Save Your Neck’ carried out by Insurance Bureau of Canada to raise awareness on injuries caused due to improper head-rest positioning in vehicles. She has also mentored troubled children for a program called ‘Stand By Me’ in London, Ontario (Canada) in university.

Her hobbies include reading (voraciously, she devours any narrative with a consequence), swimming (lives for that first dive in the pool after long, morose winters), writing ( thinks its the best way to express your most impertinent understanding of the world) and cooking (validates the fascinating coorelation between recipes and the ways in which they seduce all the five senses).

Currently, and infinitely ever, relishing in the realm of motherhood. She is a mom to her 6 year-old, “MM” (mini-me) daughter named Aanya.

In the future, she would like to publish her third book, consisting of short narratives, for her child. Professionally, she is working as an analyst with Accenture.

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