Runa Bandyopadhyay, a bilingual poet, essayist, translator and critiqueer in the New Poetry world of Bengal, India, a scientist by profession, but fully addicted to innovative experimental literature. As a critiqueer she invented a new genre in 'recurring poetry' and authored Nocturnal Whistle (2019) in English, Traveler to BookYard (2020), Between the Lines (2012), and Light-Travel of the Dark (2017) in Bengali. She also authored 4 Poetry books, 2 Story books and 2 collections of hybrid essays in Bengali. She coedited the anthology Hardcore Kaurab-2 with poet Barin Ghosal in 2013 and Bridgeable Lines: An Anthology of Borderless World Poetry in 2019. She is a regular contributor in various Bengali/English literary journals, both in print and electronic media. Runa has translated/interviewed numerous international poets bidirectionally including Charles Bernstein, Jerome Rothenberg, Murat Nemet-Nejat, Peter Gizzi, Mei-Mei Berssenbrugge, Elizabeth Willis, Barin Ghosal, Swapan Ray, Swadesh Sen, Rabindra Guha, Alok Sarkar etc.