“I found it immensely intriguing and gratifying to create a parallel world with people who are not like me, yet like me.”- Mallika Bhaumik (Indian Author)1 min read
Team Kitaab is in conversation with Indian Author Mallika Bhaumik 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 Mallika Bhaumik.
Mallika was a nominee for the Pushcart Prize for Poetry in the year 2019. Her poetry, short stories, essays, articles, travelogue, and interviews have been published in various e mags and journals like Cafe Dissensus, Guftugu Journal, Grey Sparrow Journal, Harbinger Asylum, Shot Glass Journal, Mad Swirl, Madras Courier, The Alipore Post, RIC Journal, Kitaab, Dhaka Tribune, OutlookIndia to name a few.
The transliterated version of her essay,’ Of Mahalaya, memories and moksha’ originally published in ‘The Chakkar’ came out in the Bengali daily ‘Ei Samay’ in Oct 2022.
She has received the Reuel International prize for her debut poetry book, ‘Echoes’,(2017) published by Authorspress (New Delhi). Her second book of poems, ‘How not to remember’ has been published by Hawakal Publishers(2019). Her poems are part of the Post Graduate syllabus (English Dept) by BBMK University, Dhanbad.
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