Ruma Chakravarti was born in Ghana and schooled in India. After living in Africa, India and Papua New Guinea, she now calls Australia home. Four volumes of Ruma’s translations of Rabindranath Tagore’s work has been published. She is working on translations of Ashapurna Devi, Shakti Chattopadhyay and Suchitra Bhattacharya. Ruma is also currently working on what she hopes will be her first novel.