Sharmistha Mohanty is the author of three prose works, Book One, New Life and Five Movements in Praise. She has also translated a selection of Tagore’s short fiction, Broken Nest and Other Stories. Her translation of the Bengali classic Pather Panchali is forthcoming from Penguin. She is the founding editor of the online literature journal Almost Island. Mohanty is on the International Faculty at the Creative Writing MFA programme, City University of Hong Kong.