Lopa Banerjee is a writer, poet and a co-editor of Defiant Dreams: Tales of Everyday Divas, published by Readomania. She has a Masters’ in English with a thesis in Creative Nonfiction from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Her unpublished memoir ‘Thwarted Escape’ has been First Place Category Winner at the Journey Awards 2014 hosted by Chanticleer Reviews. She is the deputy editor of Learning and Creativity, and the creative editor of Incredible Women of India.
Her poetry, stories and essays have appeared at many literary journals both in India and the US, her poetry has also been published in ‘The Significant Anthology’,‘Umbilical Chords: An Anthology on Parents Remembered' and 'Kaafiyana', published by Readomania. Her English translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s novella ‘The Broken Home’ has been serially published at ‘Café Dissensus’ and she is also working on another book of translation of selected short stories of Tagore. She has received the critic award at Destiny Poets International Community of Poets, UK and also a Certificate of Merit as part of the Reuel International Prize 2015 for Writing and Literature.