Nilanjana S. Roy

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Nilanjana S. Roy (born c. 1971) is an Indian journalist and literary critic, author of The Wildings. She currently writes a regular column for the Business Standard. She used to write a literary blog called "Kitabkhana" under the pseudonym Hurree Babu. She is married to Devangshu Datta, a stock market columnist[1] and a consultant to financial dailies and business magazines.

Roy is originally from Kolkata. She was educated at La Martiniere, Kolkata,[citation needed] and did graduate work in English Literature at St Stephens at Delhi University in the 1990s.[2] In 1998, she was Assistant Features Editor of Business Standard, and then Deputy Features Editor of the same newspaper.[3] She did a brief stint as Books Editor for Outlook magazine and worked with Biblio before spending several years as a freelance writer. Her last job was as chief editor, Westland Books. She lives in Delhi with her husband[4]



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