Contributors / June 2012 (Issue 17)

Rumjhum Biswas
ImageRumjhum Biswas's prose and poetry have been published in India and abroad, both in print and online. She won first prize for her flash fiction in the 2012 Anam Cara Writers' Retreat Short Fiction Competition. Her poem "Cleavage" was on the long list of the 2006 Bridport Poetry Competition and named a finalist in the 2010 Aesthetica Creative Arts Contest. Her poem "Bones" was nominated by Cha for a Pushcart Prize and she won the first prize for a poetry review contest hosted by the same journal in October 2011. An excerpt from her story "Guitar" was shortlisted in the Art House Competition in August 2010 and her poem "March" was commended in the Writelinks' Spring Fever Competition 2008. Biswas has won prizes in poetry contests in India and has been featured in poetry events in Chennai and Hyderabad. She is one of the ten Indian poets to feature in an exclusive forthcoming anthology edited by Jayant Mahapatra along with Yuyutsu RD Sharma. She blogs at  here and here. She also has a monthly column at Flash Fiction Chronicles. [Read] [Cha profile]

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