Jagari Mukherjee: She holds an MA in English Language
and Literature from University of Pune, and was awarded a
gold medal and several prizes by the University for excelling
in her discipline. Her poems and other creative pieces have
been published in different venues both in India and
abroad. She is a Best of the Net 2018 nominee, a DAAD
scholar from Technical University, Dresden, Germany, a
Bear River alumna, and the winner of the Poeisis Award for
Excellence in Poetry 2019, among other awards. She
recently won the Reuel International Prize For Poetry 2019.
Her first poetry collection entitled Blue Rose was published
by Bhashalipi, Kolkata, and her first chapbook is
forthcoming this year from Cherry-House Press, Illinois,
USA. She is currently pursuing a PhD from Seacom Skills
University, Bolpur, India.