Rituparna Roy is Assistant Professor of English at the Heritage College, Kolkata. An alumna of Presidency College and Calcutta University, she has taught at several institutions in Kolkata, Leiden and The Hague. She is the author of South Asian Partition Fiction in English: From Khushwant Singh to Amitav Ghosh (Amsterdam University Press: 2010) & co-editor of the ICAS Volume Writing India Anew: Indian English Fiction 2000-2010 (Amsterdam University Press: 2013) – both written during her time as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS), Leiden.
Roy blogs at Authors Electric.com and her own website (royrituparna.com), and writes features and reviews for The Wire.in, Scroll.in, The Punch Magazine, Jaggery and Kaani. Gariahat Junction is her first work of fiction, written mostly during her years in the Netherlands. She is Initiator, the Kolkata Partition Museum Project (KPMP) & Managing Trustee, KPM Trust – that aims at the establishment of a Partition Museum in Kolkata.
January 22, 2020 ● 2 pm
She and her City - Damyanti Biswas, Rituparna Roy and Rajorshi Chakraborti