Nivedita Dey is a full time poet, mental health activist and blogger, holding a postgraduate degree from Stella Maris College, Chennai, India. Born in a middle class Bengali family she calls herself a Cosmopolitan with heart rooted in several cities Pan-India, thus belonging to multicultures. She began writing from the tender age of eight. In 2006, she won the Best Student Paper Award in Katha Asia International Utsav, Delhi, competing among University students from all over Asia. Through the years her works have been published both nationally and internationally and her poetry widely featured in reputed literary international magazines.
Nivedita’s poetic philosophy is one of Hope and Humanism, seeking not to deny the stark realism of post-WWs era, rather to transcend and alter this postmodern gloom. She writes to express the Personal as Political with a burning passion to make positive difference to the metamodern world through her art. Her works can be further read on her blog https://larkspurlane.wordpress.com.