Rumjhum Biswas

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Rumjhum Biswas [blog] has been published in India and abroad, in online and print journals and anthologies. One of her poems was long listed in the Bridport Poetry Prize 2006 and was also a finalist in the 2010 Aesthetica Creative Arts Contest. She has won prizes in poetry contests in India. Her poem “March” was commended in the Writelinks’ Spring Fever Competition, 2008. Her story “Ahalya’s Valhalla” was among storySouth’s Million Writers’ notable stories of 2007. Her poem “Bones” was nominated for a 2010 Pushcart by Cha. She was a participating poet in the 2008 Prakriti Foundation Poetry Festival in Chennai, and a featured poet during the Poetry Slam organized jointly by the US Consul General, Chennai and The Prakriti Foundation in December 2009. In December 2010 she was a participating poet at the first Hyderabad Literary Festival organized by Osmania University and Muse India. 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 has a monthly column at Flash Fiction Chronicles.


  • Issue #12 (September 2011): Bones [Read] [Discussed here]
  • A Cup of Fine Tea: Sumana Roy’s “Love: Made in China”  [Read]
  • Issue #17 (June 2012): The Gypsy Woman of the Cooum [Read]