Jahnavi Barua

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Jahnavi Barua (Assamese: জাহ্নৱী বৰুৱা) is an Indian author from Assam. She is the author of Next Door, a critically acclaimed collection of short stories set in Assam with insurgency as the background.[1][2]

She lives in Bangalore. She obtained her MBBS at Gauhati Medical College but does not practice medicine.[3][4] She studied creative writing in the United Kingdom.[where?][citation needed]


Next Door (Penguin India, 2008) Rebirth (Penguin India, 2010)


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Writing a New Story, telegraphindia.com; accessed 6 April 2015.
  2. ^ Into a Closed Terrain, Hindu.com; accessed 6 April 2015.
  3. ^ Mary Mathew, Annie Chandy Mathew.Winners: a collection of prize-winning poems and stories (vol 2), books.google.co.in; accessed 6 April 2015.
  4. ^ Freshly Pressed, expressindia.com; accessed 6 April 2015.

External links[edit]

  • Profile, tribuneindia.com; accessed 6 April 2015.