Bombcase Baxi and Cleo: Detectives Extraordinaire
A Professor of English, based in Hyderabad, is a translator, critic, poet, fiction writer and multilinguist par excellence, besides being a Tagore expert. Her first book, a collection of short stories titled “The Tale of the Missing Shoe and Other Stories” and the second, “Breeze in the Old Building and Other Stories” have been published in 2012. Her book “Tagore's Heroines, Portraits of Gender Orientation” and her poetry book “Forest Flowers” have been released in May 2013. Her translation of Mahesh Dattani's play “Final Solutions” into Bengali, Naseer Ahmad Nasir's poems into English from Urdu and the well-known Bangladeshi playwright Masum Reza Khan's play Araz Charitramala into English from Bengali (co-translator) will be published soon. She is also the co-author of the English translation of Michael Madhusudan Dutt's celebrated epic, Meghnad Vadh Kavya, in a mammoth work titled “An Epic on the Slaying of Meghnaad”, to be published soon. She is presently working on a docufiction on the strife-torn Middle East vis-a-vis religions of the world.