June 2, 2023


Connecting Asian writers with global readers

“A woman writer using raw curse words in dialogues has her womanhood questioned.”- Sanghamitra Roychowdhury (Indian Author)

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Team Kitaab is in conversation with Indian author Sanghamitra Roychowdhury as a part of the South Asian Women Writers Feature.

For the whole of March, we will be featuring South Asian Women Writers on Kitaab. You can read the editor’s note to know more about this.

Today, we are featuring, Indian author Sanghamitra Roychowdhury.

Born in July 1967 in rural West Bengal and having spent her childhood across the state, Sanghamitra Roychowdhury, at the age of 51, (re)ventured into writing fiction and poetry in Bangla. Her work has since appeared in various print as well as online magazines such as Purulia Darpan, Shambhavi, Akhkhar Sanlap, Barta, Joydhaak, Aami Aamar Moto, Shobder Michhil, Shobdosanko, Sahitya Bandu, Kheyalikham, Sahitya Aar Sambad, Shabdolekha, Srijan, Sharod Arghya, Dohor, and Ameyo. At the same time, she rigorously published her work on writing platforms such as Pratilipi, StoryMirror, and Momspresso, and also, had her work in several anthologies such as Rahasya Romancha (Liber Fieri, 2022).

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