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Rajat Chaudhuri

Agent: Urmila Dasgupta, Purple Folio
Chichester, United Kingdom


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Rajat Chaudhuri is the author of two works of English fiction -- Hotel Calcutta and
Amber Dusk. He has also written `Calculus' a book of stories in Bengali. He is the
Charles Wallace Creative Writing Fellow (2014) at the University of Chichester, United
Kingdom and a Korean Arts Council Fellow (2013) at Toji Cultural Centre, South
Korea. Chaudhuri is a past Fellow of the Sangam House International Writers
Residency. Chaudhuri's fiction has appeared in Eclectica, Underground Voices, Notes
from the Underground, The Statesman, L'Allure des Mots and other snakepits of the
international literary underground. He is also a critic and has reviewed fiction for
Sahitya Akademi's (India's National academy of Letters) Indian Literature journal, The
Asian Review of Books, Outlook, The Telegraph and elsewhere. One of his short
stories was the winning entry of the Wordweavers Fiction Contest, 2011. Before
turning to writing full-time, Chaudhuri has been a consumer rights activist, an
economic and political affairs officer with a Japanese Mission and a climate change
advocate at the United Nations, New York. Chaudhuri has also published non-fiction
work in the area of water rights and misleading environmental claims in advertising.

Interests: Reading, Writing, Cities, Calcutta, Freelance editing, Commissioned research, Content development

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • Amber Dusk
  • Hotel Calcutta
  • Calculus
  • Nonfiction

  • Green Advertisements - Are they telling the truth?
  • Water - What are our Rights to it?