She was dropped on the earth like an imperfect midnight
song, her shrieks, and cries ending on plummeting notes.
Lopamudra Banerjee is a writer, poet, editor and translator, currently based in Dallas, USA. She has a Masters? degree with thesis in creative nonfiction writing from the Department of English, University of Nebraska at Omaha. Thwarted Escape: An Immigrant's Wayward Journey, her debut memoir/nonfiction novel, (Authorspress , 2016) has received Honorable Mention at Los Angeles Book Festival 2017. The manuscript has also been First Place Category Winner at the Journey Awards 2014 hosted by Chanticleer Reviews and Media LLC, USA. Her literary works have appeared in numerous literary journals and anthologies, both in India and the US. Her literary works have appeared at Mytho-Manthan, She The Shakti, Setu mag, Reviews India journal, Cafe Dissensus, Different Truths, Readomania.com, Words, Pauses, Noises (the literary blog of the Creative Writing Graduate program of Kingston University, UK), Earthen Lamp journal, Camel Saloon, About Place journal, and many other journals, anthologies and e-mags. Her fiction has been featured in Silhouette I & II anthology (Authorspress), among other places. She has received the Reuel International Award 2016 for her English translation of Rabindranath Tagore's novella Nastanirh (translated as The Broken Home) instituted by The Significant League, a renowned literature group in Facebook, and the book is available in Amazon Kindle. Her debut poetry collection and also a collection of selected stories by Rabindranath Tagore in English translation is forthcoming very soon.