Sreemoyee Piu Kundu
Sreemoyee Piu Kundu has made her literary debut with Faraway Music, published by Hachette.
Sreemoyee’s next novel is Sita’s Curse (Hachette)– an erotic fiction that has already been covered in Vogue, The Times of India, The Asian Age, Hindustan Times, Open Magazine and Andpersand. Sita’s Curse looks at love, longing, sex, sexuality and sin through the eyes of a 40-year-old, protagonist Mrs. Meera Patel who lives in a congested housing society… somewhere in the midst of Mumbai.
Sreemoyee has also been signed by Hachette for her third novel – a racy, tongue in cheek, lad lit You’ve Got The Wrong Girl that breaks new ground as a woman writer foraying into the realm of lad lit in India, made famous internationally by writers like Nick Hornby and Matt Dunn. Fashion, films, books, art, culture, travel, food, spirituality and people 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. After being at the helm of a flourishing media canvas, Sreemoyee then diversified into PR with senior mandates of building key media strategy and leading lifestyle & entertainment verticals at Genesis Burson Marstellar and Hanmer MS&L, New Delhi respectively.
Sreemoyee is alumnus of Loreto House, Kolkata, having completed her graduation and post graduation in History from Jadavpur University from where she was a gold medalist.
She 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.