Rimi B. Chatterjee
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Rimi B. Chatterjee

Rimi B. Chatterjee
Belfast, United Kingdom
OccupationNovelist, Reader at Jadavpur University, Kolkata
PeriodModern, Sixteenth-century India
GenreGeneral, science fiction, historical

Rimi B. Chatterjee is an author based in Kolkata. She has published three novels and one academic history book which won the SHARP DeLong Prize for History of the Book in 2007, as well as a number of translations and short stories.



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  • "The Garden of Bombahia", about sixteenth-century scientist and heretic Garcia da Orta, appeared in Wasafiri 24(3): pp. 98-106.
  • "The First Rasa", about a woman printer in Calcutta's nineteenth-century pleasure district, came out in Kolkata: Book City: Readings, Fragments, Images, ed. Sria Chatterjee and Jennie Renton (Edinburgh: Textualities, 2009).
  • "Jessica", about an Anglo-Indian woman hairdresser of Portuguese descent in a Bengali neighbourhood in Calcutta, came out in Vislumbres: Bridging India and Iberoamerica 1 (2008): pp. 58-9.
  • "The Key to All the Worlds", appeared in Superhero: The Fabulous Adventures of Rocket Kumar and Other Indian Superheroes, published by Scholastic India in 2007. ISBN 81-7655-821-4

Graphic stories

  • "How Zigsa Found Her Way" in the Longform Anthology published by HarperCollins India.
  • "Killer" in Comix India Vol. 2: Girl Power
  • "The Bookshop on the Hill" in Drighangchoo Issue 3, Kolkata 2010. Part 2 of the story forthcoming in Drighangchoo Issue 4.


Honors and awards

  • 2007 SHARP DeLong Prize for History of the Book (Empires of the Mind: A History of the Oxford University Press in India During the Raj)[1]
  • 2007 English Fiction shortlist, Vodafone Crossword Book Award (City of Love)[2]


  1. ^ "DeLong Book History Prize Winners | SHARP". Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing. Retrieved 2021.
  2. ^ "Book awards: Vodafone Crossword Book Award Shortlist". LibraryThing. Retrieved 2021.

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