Lopa Banerjee is an author, poet and editor, currently based in Dallas, USA. She is the co-editor of two fiction anthologies, 'Defiant Dreams: Tales of Everyday Divas' and 'Darkness There But Something More', and an upcoming poetry anthology 'Cloudburst: The Womanly Deluge'. 'Thwarted Escape: An Immigrant's Wayward Journey', her memoir has received Honorable Mention at Los Angeles Book Festival 2017, and has also been First Place Category Winner at the Journey Awards 2014 hosted by Chanticleer Reviews and Media. Her recently released books, 'Let The Night Sing', a poetry collection and 'The Broken Home and Other Stories' have already received critical acclaim. She has received the International Reuel Award 2016 for her English translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s novella Nastanirh and she is also the recipient of the International Reuel Award for poetry 2017.