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Shuvashree Chowdhury Ghosh
Kolkata, Chennai, India

Bio: Shuvashree Chowdhury, born in 1971 in Calcutta India, has worked in managerial capacities with several companies including Jet Airways, Bank of America, SITA World Travels, ITC Sheraton Hotels, Titan Industries (Tanishq), Shopperstop and as a senior Executive Search consultant with Ma Foi Randstad India. Her literary historical novel, ‘Across Borders’ was published in Oct, 2013 to much media acclaim. Her short story ‘A Doctor’ http://himalmag.com/a-doctor-story-shuvashree-chowdhury/ was published in the 5th October 2016, issue of the reputed magazine - ‘Himal Southasian.’ She is married to Chennai-based writer-author and journalist-editor Bishwanath Ghosh - http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/article4515629.ece ; (http://bytheganges.blogspot.in/) As a Poet - In May 2015, Shuvashree was one of 3 poets, 15 of whose poems were featured /recited by veteran theatre artistes as part of the first poetry festival of Madras Players http://themadrasplayers.org/about-us the oldest English theatre group in India - which celebrated its golden jubilee in 2005. Shuvashree is a featured poet in the December 2016 international Prakriti poetry festival http://poetrywithprakriti.in/ in its 9th edition - held yearly in Chennai to coincide with the famed music festival. She will be reading at reputed colleges in Chennai. A few compliments on her literary novel, Across Borders: "An urgent tale told with utter vividness. An important addition to the literatures from India's North-East and Bangladesh" – Sudeep Sen, Poet: author of Postmarked India: New & Selected Poems (HarperCollins) & The HarperCollins Book of English Poetry. “A moving and evocative novel that vividly captures our past” — Timeri. N. Murari, novelist, playwright, recipient of the R.K. Narayan Award. “Across Borders holds you with its vivid descriptions and its delineation of characters. Moving across the important decades of our early independence, it tells stark and often poignant stories.”—Ruchir Joshi, writer and columnist - The Telegraph, Calcutta. “A brave attempt at re-visiting the past… a compelling, heartfelt tale from a place and time that's often spoken about, but of which, little is understood...” — Ahmed Faiyaz, bestselling author of Love, Life & All That Jazz and Another Chance. The Telegraph review of Across Borders: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1130913/jsp/t2/story_17343876.jsp#.UljewuIUYt9 The Hindu, Delhi: http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/between-the-lines/article5508192.ece The New Indian Express, Sunday Magazine author interview: http://epaper.newindianexpress.com/c/1927216?fb_action_ids=10152083698974974&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=288381481237582 http://epaper.newindianexpress.com/185382/The-New-Sunday-Express-Magazine/17112013#page/11/2

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