Sharmistha Mohanty is the author of three works of fiction, Book One, New Life, and Five Movements in Praise. She has also translated a selection of Rabindranath Tagore’s prose works, Broken Nest and Other Stories. Currently she is working on a book of poems, I Make New the Song Born of Old as well as a book of prose texts. Mohanty has most recently participated in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016-17 with a poetry and sound installation. She is the founder-editor of the online literature journal Almost Island. She lives in Mumbai.