Bio

Anindita Sengupta is the author of City of Water (Sahitya Akademi, 2010) and Walk Like Monsters (Paperwall, 2016). Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Plume, Unsplendid, High Desert Journal, One and Origins Journal among others. Poems have also appeared in anthologies including The Harper Collins Book of English Poetry (Harper Collins, 2012), The Yellow Nib Anthology of Indian Poetry (Yellow Nib, 2012), and Not A Muse (Haven Books, 2009). She was a Charles Wallace writing fellow in 2010, an International Reporting Project New Media Fellow in 2013, and has received awards from Toto Funds the Arts and Muse India. She has worked as a journalist, columnist and communications specialist. From 2007-2012, she was founder-editor of Ultra Violet, a blog about gender issues for Indian women. She lives in Los Angeles, California.