“sharmishtha basu”

Sharmishtha Basu is a prolific writer, digital painter, blogger, and current resident of Kolkata, West Bengal, India. She has written an astonishing number of poems, stories, and commentary on things Indian over the years. She authors and moderates at least sixteen blogs as of this counting. She has produced a wide range of images to illustrate her works, and has published at least twenty-six book-length collections of her writings and images to date.

With a fertile imagination and keen understanding of social issues in India and thereabouts, her writings encompass such genres as culture, politics, fantasy, science fiction, horror, and matters of the heart. She is the creator and moderator of the twin eZines, Agnishatdal and Agnijaat, and continues her writing and painting unimpeded by those things that would discourage lesser creators of words and images.

She is currently keeps herself busy on hours of writing, reading, and creating evocative images. Tirelessly working on writing and painting projects, she spends much of her time immersed in music while painting, and it shows in the colorful results of her artistry, and writing with the music switched off.
Her social media mumbo-jumbo for you:
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biography written by Troy David Loy


55 thoughts on ““sharmishtha basu”

  1. Your work is really inspiring and i have nominated you for Blog of the year 2012 award. If you do not already know what needs to be done then please go to my last post and follow the instruction. Good luck and keep it up – CLF

  2. Dear friend, Thank you very much, I was really happy to have been following your blog. I’m still a lot to figure out, and here I can only say that you are an awesome blogger, full Inspiring and hope you can inspire more readers. Thanks and greetings compassion from Gede Prama πŸ™‚

  3. Thank you Trisha for the shorter version of your name, I was trying to figure out how to pronounce your God given name but I didn’t come up with an answer. I would like to thank you for stopping in to this blog, I hope that you will return once in awhile and I hope that you will find posts here you enjoy.

  4. Thank you for visiting my blog Sharmistha. Appreciation is a blessing to writers, you would know! I hope to keep enjoying your poems. And wish you the best moments of creative bliss!

    1. i know… you again forgot to add your url after your comment. btw you can add it to your gravatar too. Go to jpersonal settings in dashboard and scroll down till account details, add your blog url in the website πŸ™‚ type the entire stuff http to .com

      1. Oh… I’ll do that. My gravataar is linked to another one of my blogs, I believe – a story I,m working on. It,s one of my four blogs, so I have to be selective. I’ll keep in mind and add the url. Thanks again.

  5. Hello Sharmishtha Basu. Thanks for stopping by to check out my blog. You seem to be a very prolific and–judging from the very complimentary reviews–excellent writer. Glad to know to make your acquaintance. -J

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