Maitreyee B Chowdhury is a Bangalore based poet and writer. She has four books to her credit - The Hungryalists (Non-Fiction), One Dozen - Hasan Azizul Huq (Translation), Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen - Bengali Cinema's First Couple (Non-Fiction) and Where Even The Present Is Ancient: Benaras (Poetry).
Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen - Bengali Cinema's First Couple was nominated for the Crossword Book Awards, 2013 (Non Fiction category).
Maitreyee is organiser of Bengaluru Poetry Festival, and managing editor of The Bangalore Review - a literary journal. Maitreyee’s writings can be found in journals both national and international. She lives in a house with a family of dogs and poetry.