Ananya Sarkar is a short story writer, book reviewer and poet of sorts from Kolkata. Her work has been published in The Times of India, Woman’s Era, New Woman, 4indianwoman, Children’s World, KidsWorldFun, Muse India, Induswomanwriting, Conversations Across Borders, Indian Ruminations, Earthen Lamp Journal and Spark. Ananya won the first prize in both the Story Writing Contest by the American Library, Kolkata as part of the Fiction Festival 2008 and Induswomanwriting Poetry Contest, 2012. She was also a prizewinner in the LoudReview Review Writing Competition, 2012 and Writers' HQ Story Competition, 2016. Reading books, watching sitcoms and going for long walks are her favourite hobbies.