Sampurna Chattarji

Sampurna Chattarji is a writer, translator, and teacher, as well as the poetry editor of The Indian Quarterly. Her 18 books include eight poetry titles, the most recent being Space Gulliver: Chronicles of an Alien, Over & Under Ground in Mumbai & Paris, the result of a collaboration with poet Karthika Naïr; two novels, and a collection of short stories about Mumbai/Bombay, Dirty Love. Her translation of Joy Goswami’s Selected Poems is a Harper Perennial and Wordygurdyboom!, her translation of Sukumar Ray, is a Puffin Classic. Her new translation of Joy Goswami’s prose poems, After Death Comes Water, is forthcoming later this year.

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