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Lopa Banerjee has completed her masters’ in Creative Nonfiction Writing and a graduate certificate in Advanced Writing at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She also has a background in literature and journalism while in India. She has written a book-length memoir and also a poetry collection. She is a regular contributor to 'Cafe Dissensus' and B’ Her poetry, essays, stories and book reviews have also appeared at 'Fine Lines', 'About Place' journal', ‘Prairie Fire’, 'Northeast Review', ‘Indian Review’, ‘River Poets Journal’, ’13th Floor Magazine’, ‘The Mind Creative’ and 'Incredible Women of India'.
Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale


She shuddered, screamed, gorging up in flames. She paced the floor, gripped the walls, stumbling upon her own shadow, the black clouds of despair. The burnt sienna flames devoured her,... Read More



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Lopa Banerjee’s humble dedication to the beautiful, emancipated young soul, Malala Yousafzai, the Nobel peace prize winner in October 2014, and the battles she has fought and won as a... Read More

goddess durga

The Supernova


      My humble tribute to the spirit of womanhood, written during the auspicious occasion of Durga Puja.      Lines from the Markandeya Purana, translated: “Durga came into... Read More


To Acceptance


Acceptance, a silver lining of hope Shines on the overcast sky of anonymity. Acceptance tumbles up like bubbles, Floating on the thick broth of negation.Hope is the new dream of... Read More