Bhanumati Mishra teaches English Literature at Banaras Hindu University. She is a writer, translator and poet. Her articles, book reviews, poems and translations have appeared in TBR, Critical Flame, Ashvamegh, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, Muse India and Nether. She is a regular contributor to The Hindu and Hindustan Times. She has authored two books titled Amitav Ghosh and his Oeuvre (2011) and Echoes of Silence - a collection of short stories (2017). She presently lives in Varanasi amidst its madness, mayhem and mysticism.