Apart from being a fabulous poet, novelist, and short-story writer, not to mention her bestselling non-fictional work, she regularly writes opinion pieces in The Indian Express. She teaches creative writing at Ashoka University. Her official website is and here’s the Wikipedia entry on her:

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Sumana Roy is the author of How I Became a Tree, a work of nonfiction, Missing: A NovelOut of Syllabus: Poems, and My Mother’s Lover and Other Stories, a collection of short storiesShe is associate professor of creative writing in Ashoka University.