Maitreyee B Chowdhury is a Bangalore based poet and writer. She has two books to her credit- ‘Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen: Bengali Cinema’s First Couple’ and ‘Where Even the Present is Ancient: Benaras’. In the year 2013, ‘Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen: Bengali Cinema’s First Couple’ was nominated for the Crossword Book Awards, 2013( Non Fiction category). Maitreyee writes for journals both national and international. She lives in a house with a family of dogs and poetry.