About the book there is often a gap between the heart and the mind, shutting the souls into its own cocoon. Layers of flickering lights is a collection of 101 poems which endeavor to reach the equilibrium between mind and heart so that the soul can be reached, transforming one into a world of inequitable sanguinity and bliss. About the author neelam saxena chandra completed her engineering in electronics and power engineering from v.n.i.t., nagpur and went on to finish pg diploma in i.m and hrd and pg v in finance management. At present, she is working for the indian railways. Writing poetry and fiction is her passion. More than five hundred of her stories / poems have been published in various leading indian as well as international magazines. One novel has been published by pageturn publishers. Two poetry books have been published ? hues of love by writers empire and silhouettes of reflections by ys books international. Three childrens books have also been published. Eight more books are under publication including two novels by lifi publications, four picture books by rajkamal publications and two story books for children. Her work has been published in various international anthologies and one of her stories won an award in a contest organized by children book trust, india in 2009. She also received second prize from eminent poet/lyricist gulzarji in a poetry contest organized by american society on the topic poetry for social change. Her book, tales from sundervan has been included in the longlist in childrens category of the economist crossword book award. The book sundervan ki kahaniyan has been awarded premchand puraskar by ministry of railways (ii prize). She also debuted as a lyricist in shankar tuckers composition mere sajan sun sun at the link.