Contributors / May 2010 (Issue 11)

Nabina Das
ImageNabina Das lives two lives, shuttling between USA and India. Her first novel Footprints in the Bajra is available from Cedar Books, India, while her poetry and short stories have been published in a variety of literary journals and anthologies in North America, India and Australia. Selected as an Associate Fellow for the prestigious Sarai-CSDS Fellowship 2010 (New Delhi India), Das has won prizes in the poetry contests organized by Prakriti Foundation (Chennai, India) in 2009, and by HarperCollins-India and Open Space in 2008 (India). Das is also a 2007 Joan Jakobson fiction scholar from Wesleyan Writers' Conference, and a 2007 Julio Lobo fiction scholar from Lesley Writers' Conference. A journalist and media person in India and the US for about 10 years in all, Das blogs at when not writing. Formally trained in Indian classical music, she has performed in radio and TV programs and acted in street theater productions in India. A bilingual with a Linguistics Masters, Das writes in three languages and is an editor with the literary journal Danse Macabre (USA). Currently she is working on her poetry manuscript tentatively titled Narrative Limits. [Read]

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