Kasturi Patra

Kasturi’s debut novel, forthcoming in early 2021, had won the novel pitch competition by Half Baked Beans Publishers


Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in several literary magazines including Jaggery, Litbreak, Strands Lit Sphere, Wordweavers, 50-Word Stories,  Lakeview International Journal, and TMYS Review


She has been a part of many anthologies such as Bengal Write Ahead, Escape Velocity, Kunti’s Confessions, When Women Speak Up, and EquiVerseSpace


One of her stories was adapted into a film and won in the 'Best Short Film' category at the 2020 Tagore International Film Festival


Kasturi works as a freelance writer with one of the biggest career resource specialist firms in the US. She also writes commissioned pieces for Women’s Web, India’s leading website for women


She is in the reading team of Voyage, one of the most prestigious literary magazines globally, that publishes fiction and CNF in the young adult category  


Currently, she is pursuing an MFA in Fiction from Writers' Village University


Kasturi resides in  New Delhi with her husband, two dogs, and two cats. She lives by the teachings of Dr. Joe Dispenza and practices his meditations every morning. She is a voracious reader who loves travelling, eating, and exercising

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