Plymouth, U.K.-based Susmita Bhattacharya grew up in India, which inspires and informs most of her short stories and poetry. Her work has been published in anthologies and journals in the U.K. and in India. She has an MA in Creative Writing and runs writing workshops in her community. She’s travelled on oil tanker ships with her husband for three years and will write about her sea adventures one day. She’s written her first novel in between having two lovely girls. Read her blog or find out more about her on her website.