Srishti Dutta Chowdhury

Srishti is the Charles Wallace Scholar for Creative Writing in the University of Edinburgh (2016) and a Masters student in Comparative Literature at Jadavpur University. She has just finished editing a chapbook that will be sent for publication shortly. She has been published at TFQM, Visual Verse, Coldnoon Travel Poetics, The Norwich Radical, Kindle, etc. Besides poetry, she is also an avid translator and food photographer (Instagram: whatkatyatenext_ )


15/11/16 – Demonetization: Is Modi’s Move on the Money?

India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, announced the demonetization of 500 and 1000 rupee notes in the country from after midnight of 9th November, a surprising move that has left billions scrambling to exchange bigger denominations to legal notes. What are some of the possible reasons and effects of such an announcement?

19/05/15 – ‘My Choice’ and Whether it is a Burden to us All

Disclaimer: Mentions female foeticide, abortion, and domestic abuse.

As part of the Vogue Empower project, that was initiated in October 2014, to commemorate the seventh year for Vogue in India, Homi Adajania’s video ‘My Choice’ features some prominent faces in the country of India. Besides Deepika Padukone, there’s Adjania’s wife, actress Nimrat Kaur, film critic Anupama Chopra, and Director Zoya Akhtar, among others.