Bharati Mukherjee

Bharati Mukherjee was born in Calcutta and moved to the U.S.A. in 1961 to pursue studies (M.F.A. and Ph.D.) at the University of Iowa. Previously, she graduated from the universities of Calcutta and Barodo where she earned a master’s degree in English and Ancient Indian Culture. Mukherjee lived briefly in Toronto and then Montreal where she taught at McGill University from 1966-1980. Mukherjee moved to Iowa with her husband, writer Clark Blaise, with whom she co-authored two works of non-fiction: Days and Nights in Calcutta, and, The Sorrow and the Terror: The Haunting Legacy of the Air India Tragedy. Mukherjee taught English and creative writing at the University of California, Berkeley for many years. She died on January 28, 2017 at the age of 76. (Biography sourced from Toronto Metropolitan University)

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