Mitra Phukan is a writer, translator, columnist, and classical vocalist. Her publications include children’s books, a biography, novels (The Collector’s Wife , A Monsoon of Music ), a collection of short stories A Full Night’s Thievery (2016), and a collection of newspaper columns Guwahati Gaze (2013). She has recently translated a novel Blossoms in the Graveyard (2016). Her fortnightly column “All Things Considered” in The Assam Tribune is widely read. She is an active member of “Aradhana”, an organization that takes music to the underprivileged sections of society, and a founder member of the North East Writers’ Forum. She lives in Guwahati, Assam.