Ananya Dutta Gupta has been teaching at the Department of English, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India, for over nineteen years now. She has an MPhil and a PhD in Renaissance English Literature from the University of Oxford and Jadavpur University respectively. Poetry and the arts continue to offer her both catharsis and conversation.
She has published poetry at Muse India and Gulmohar Quarterly. A poem of hers – ‘Howrah Junction’ – was one among twenty internationally selected entries for a commemorative volume titled Global Conversations published by CRASSH, Cambridge University, in December 2021. Her debut collection of eighty poems on birds, For Tomorrow the Birds Might Still Sing (Santiniketan: Birutjatio, 2021), is in circulation now. It was also featured in a panel discussion at the recent Nabanna Earth Weekend, 2022.