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About Damyanti Biswas

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SHORT AUTHOR BIO:

Damyanti is the author of You Beneath Your Skin, an Amazon-bestselling crime novel, which has been optioned for screens by Endemol Shine. Her current work is represented by Lucienne Diver from the Knight Agency.

Her next crime novel The Blue Bar is due to be published soon by Thomas & Mercer, USA, part of The Blue Mumbai Series.

LONG AUTHOR BIO:

Damyanti’s Indian debut literary crime novel You Beneath Your Skin was an Amazon bestseller, and optioned for the screens by Endemol Shine. Her next novel, The Blue Bar, is slated for publication on Jan 1 2023 via Thomas & Mercer, and already has a Starred Review from Publisher’s Weekly, USA’s top publishing trade journal.

Her work has been published in Smokelong Quarterly, Ambit, Pembroke Review, Griffith review among many others in the US, UK, and Australia. She also serves as one of the editors of the The Forge literary magazine.

MORE ABOUT DAMYANTI BISWAS

Damyanti supports Project WHY, a programme that provides quality education to underprivileged children in New Delhi. Her short stories have been published in magazines in the USA, UK and Asia. She also helps edit the Forge Literary Magazine. The print and screen adaptation rights of her first novel is represented by Ed Wilson from the Johnson & Alcock agency.

Her favorite authors form a never-ending list that features names like Truman Capote, Kate Atkinson, Lionel Shriver, Margaret Atwood, Anton Chekov, Tana French, Jodi Picoult, Jo Nesbø, Amy Hempel, Toni Morisson, Gustave Flaubert, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Damyanti enjoys writing at busy cafes and food courts, as that helps her focus. When not pottering about with her plants or her aquariums, you can find her nose deep in a book or baking up a storm.

Her ambition has always been to live in a home with more books than anything else, and she continues to work towards that.

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Latest giveaways and news about Damyanti and her writing

Advance Information Sheet on The Blue Bar

Damyanti is the author of You Beneath Your Skin, an Amazon-bestselling crime novel, which has been optioned for screens by Endemol Shine.

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