Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
Sexuality, women, popular culture and gender is what defines author Sreemoyee Piu Kundu’s exciting career, preceding her literary foray. Having covered the broad gamut of national lifestyle and features – Sreemoyee held Senior Editorial positions in The Asian Age, New Delhi, The Bombay Times, Mid-day Bangalore, India Today (Spice), MetroNow and TimesLife, Times of India, New Delhi.
Sreemoyee made her literary debut with Faraway Music, (Hachette) in 2013. Sreemoyee’s second book, Sita’s Curse (Hachette)– an erotic fiction, launched in May 2014 was a national best-seller, widely covered in Vogue, Times of India, Indian Express, Open Magazine, Femina, Mail Today, Mid-day and Hindustan Times, amongst other leading publications.
Sreemoyee is also a leading columnist on women’s sexuality and gender issues with Quint, Yahoo, I.diva.com & Daily O. A regular in television debates and newspaper columns and is widely followed on social media with over 20,000 followers, she’s also the recipient of the L’oreal NDTV Women of Worth award in the category of ‘Literature,’ last year and is also the Recipient of the Author Award by the Indian Council of UN Relations, from the Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dixit on the occasion of Women’s Day in 2014.
She was recently a Tedtalk Speaker at IIFT, New Delhi, speaking on the plight of single women in India. Her second Ted talk is in November at the Shiv Nadar Institute, New Delhi. Sreemoyee has also been a speaker at several Sheroes summits, nationally.
Sreemoyee is single and divides her time between Kolkata and New Delhi.