AUTHOR BIO

Nandita Chakraborty is a cognitively disabled screenwriter and author of Rosemary’s Retribution and Meera Rising.  As a form of therapy, Chakraborty has been writing novellas with strong autobiographical elements and has mixed realism with fantasy. She mostly writes about love, identity, sexuality, disability, and the cross-cultural conflict of being an immigrant. 

Chakraborty learnt creative writing under the mentorship of Rosalie Ham (author of Dressmaker) and screenwriting at RMIT. Her novellas are selected Finalist for the American Best Book Awards 2018.

The Australian Indian writer, Chakraborty loves food, gin, and movies. She lives in Melbourne and works as a part-time librarian at the Moreland City Libraries and writes feature articles for Melbourne’s leading Indian newspapers, G’Day India and Indian Weekly.

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

International Book Awards, 2019 

Finalist, Fiction: Novella - Meera Rising

American Book Fest, 2018

Best Book Awards 

Finalist, Fiction: Novella - Meera Rising

American Book Fest, 2018

Best Book Awards 

Finalist, Fiction: Novella - Rosemary's Retribution

New York City International Screenplay Awards, 2019 (Fall)

Quarter Finalist, Brush strokes

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