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.