Sangeeta Bandyopadhyay is a Bengali novelist. She has published nine novels and over fifty short stories since her controversial debut, Shankini. A newspaper columnist and film critic, Sangeeta lives and works in Kolkata.
Arunava Sinha has translated over fifty books from Bengali. Winner of the Crossword translation award, for both Sankar's Chowringhee and Anita Agnihotri's Seventeen, and of the Muse India translation award for Buddhadeva Bose's When the Time Is Right, his translation of Chowringhee was also shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize.