Bithi Chatterjee began her career
as a reporter but she soon became a full time writer. Ms. Chatterjee is best
known as a poet but she is also writing a novel, this time a children's book.
She is known for her sensitivity and
vigorous expression; a style that distinguishes her from other authors. Ms.
Chatterjee describes the joys and challenges of writing for children and her
perception of gender characterizations in literature.
Bithi Chatterjee lives in Kolkata.
Recently she arrived in the United States for a visit where she spoke with VOA
Bangla's Shameem Chawdhury about her work and writing process.