Kiriti Sengupta, who has recently been awarded the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize (2018) for this outstanding contribution to literature, is a poet, editor, translator and publisher from Calcutta, India. He has published nine books of poetry and prose, including Solitary Stillness, Reflections on Salvation, The Earthen Flute, A Freshman’s Welcome, Healing Waters Floating Lamps, The Reverse Tree, My Dazzling Bards, My Glass of Wine, The Reciting Pens, and The Unheard I; two books of translation, Desirous Water by Sumita Nandy, Poem Continuous—Reincarnated Expressions by Bibhas Roy Chowdhury; and he is the co-editor of five anthologies, Scaling Heights, Jora Sanko–The Joined Bridge, Epitaphs, Sankarak, and Selfhood. Sengupta’s poems have been anthologized both nationally and internationally, in Kritya, Taj Mahal Review, Labyrinth, Grey Sparrow Journal, Oddball Magazine, Dukool, Wilderness House Literary Review, and elsewhere. To know more about Sengupta, visit www.kiritisengupta.com
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Nikita Parik holds a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Master’s degree in Linguistics, both from the University of Calcutta. She is currently pursuing a second Master’s degree, in English Literature, and intends to do doctoral research by combining aspects of the two disciplines together. Parik writes poetry.
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Amit Shankar Saha
Born and brought up in Kolkata, Dr. Amit Shankar Saha is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Seacom Skills University, Bolpur. He did his PhD in English from Calcutta University in the year 2010 on the topic “The Indian Diaspora in Transition: Reading Anita Desai, Bharati Mukherjee, Sunetra Gupta and Jhumpa Lahiri.” He is also a researcher, short story writer and poet. His research articles, essays, reviews, short stories and poems have appeared in Indian newspapers, journals and anthologies, both nationally and internationally. He has won the Poiesis Award for Excellence in Literature and Wordweavers Prize(Poetry-2011, Short Story-2014) amongst others. He is the co-founder of a poetry group, Rhythm Divine Poets. He has co-edited an anthology of short stories, Dynami Zois, and authored a collection of poems, Balconies of Time.
Department of English
Seacom Skills University, Kendradangal, Santiniketan, Birbhum, West Bengal 731236, India
Utsab Ray is an experienced teacher and a research scholar working in Global Modernist literature and the Visual Arts, Subcontinental Ethnomusocology. He is a skilled professional in academic research, teaching (both school and college levels), academic and creative writing and public speaking. His research interests include English and Bengali language teaching, postcolonial literature, comparative literature, visual aesthetics in contemporary Indian poetry and Gerontological perspectives in English literature. Mr. Ray is an accomplished singer, lyricist and music composer, and he is currently working as a Senior Doctoral Research Fellow at the Liberal Arts Dept. of IIT Hyderabad.
Department of Liberal Arts
IIT Hyderabad, Kandi, Hyderabad 502 285, Telengana, India
Book Review Editor
Koushik Sen is a post-graduate (M.A) in English Literature (University of Calcutta). His works have been published in Harbinger Asylum, NY Literary Magazine, The Statesman, Lost Coast Review, among other places, and one of his short stories was published in an anthology by Yking Books, Jaipur. Sen is an avid book reader and loves to write a review only when he feels like writing for a book.
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Book Review Editor
Pramila Tripathi is a post-graduate (M.A) in English Language and Literature from the University of Calcutta. She is a poet and a voracious reader. She has dabbled in editing and has been working as an English Language Expert for some time now.
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