Dr. Barnali Saha has done her B.A. (Hons) in English from Calcutta University, West Bengal, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from GGS Indraprastha University, New Delhi. A gold medalist in her M.A. course from GGSIPU, her doctoral work investigated the articulation of the Partition from a literary and cultural point of view. Her thesis titled “Partition Short Stories and the Socio-Semiotics of Violence” was supervised by eminent professor Dr. Anup Singh Beniwal, GGSIPU. As a research scholar, Dr. Saha has published several papers and has attended and presented at several national and international conferences. Her areas of academic interest include Postcolonial Studies, Partition Literature, Translation, Popular Culture and Gender Studies. Apart from her academic work, Dr. Saha enjoys writing short stories and translating short fiction from Bengali and Hindi to English. Two of her short stories have been included in the following anthologies:
A Rainbow Feast: New Asian Short Stories published by Marshall Cavendish, Singapore.
Twenty-Two: New Asian Short Stories published by Silverfish Books, Kuala Lumpur.