"Most of Gouri Banerji's school days were spent in a convent in Mussoorie- the then UP as a boarder.She spent her holidays reading books or writing short stories. After her Graduation from Kamala Nehru College in Elective English, she did her M A in English Literature and also another M.A. in Political Science from D U. She worked with Indo-German Chamber of Commerce for three years, after which she worked at an European Embassy, for 18 years. She left for Dehradun when her son was four, for his better education. Here she joined as English Teacher in a prestigeous CBSE School and was able to give more time to her writing. She has written "Ramayana" in a prose form in English, which was enacted by the students of the school bringing much appreciation to her ability as writer. After retirement from teaching she is able to devote all her time into writing short stories and novels".