Anurima Chanda is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the English Department of Birsa Munda College under North Bengal University. Before this, she was with The Heritage College, Kolkata. She has also worked with the Centre for Writing and Communication, Ashoka University, where, among other things, she has extensively worked with English Second Language (ESL) students and students with learning disabilities, trying to devise teaching modules according to individual needs. She has completed her PhD on Indian English Children’s Literature from JNU. She was a pre-doctoral fellow at the University of Wuerzburg under the DAAD Programme, “A New Passage to India”, working under Professor Isabel Karremann. She is also a literary translator (translating from Bengali/Hindi-English-Bengali) and children’s author (published with Scholastic and DK).