Sharmistha Mohanty is the author of three works of fiction, Book One, New Life, and Five Movements in Praise. She has also translated a selection of Rabindranath Tagore’s prose works, Broken Nest and Other Stories. She has just completed a book of poems, The Gods Came Afterwards. Mohanty is the founding editor of the online journal Almost Island and the initiator of the Almost Island Dialogues series, an annual international writers’ convention held in New Delhi. Mohanty is the recipient of several fellowships, including one at the Akademie Schloss Solitude in Germany, as well as a Senior Fellowship from the Ministry of Culture in India. Most recently she was a participant in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016-17 with her poetry, sound and light installation titled I Make New the Song Born of Old; she was a co-curator for the Slovenian poetry festival Days of Poetry and Wine in 2017.
沙美斯塔．默罕迪（Sharmistha Mohanty）是 Book One、New Life 及 Five Movements in Praise 等三部小說的作者，譯有泰戈爾散文集 Broken Nest and Other Stories。她最近完成的詩集為 The Gods Came Afterwards。她是網上雜誌 Almost Island 的創刊編輯，也是每年於新德里舉行的國際作家交流會 Almost Island Dialogues 系列的發起人。她曾獲多項獎學金，包括德國孤獨城堡基金會（Akademie Schloss Solitude in Germany）獎學金及印度文化部一級獎學金。她以標題 I Make New the Song Born of Old，集詩歌、聲音及燈光於一身的裝置，參加 2016 至 2017 年穆吉里斯雙年展（Kochi-Muziris Biennale）。她曾擔任 2017 年斯洛文尼亞詩歌節 Days of Poetry and Wine 的合作策展人。