Suchandra Roychowdhury

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Suchandra Roychowdhury is an educator with almost twenty years of teaching experience in Singapore and India. She has taught in several well-known colleges in Kolkata, and has an MA from Presidency University, Kolkata, and an MPhil from the University of Calcutta. The Shotgun Wedding is her first novel published by Aleph Book Company in 2022. She lives with her husband and son in Singapore.

Incorrigible bibliophile, travel enthusiast and art aficionado, Suchandra lives with her husband and son in Bayshore, Singapore. Originally from Kolkata, India, Suchandra is an educator with teaching experience of almost twenty odd years, in India as well as in Singapore. In Singapore, she has been associated with GIIS, since 2013, in the capacity of IBDP English Language and Literature as well as TOK teacher. It has been a fulfilling experience thus far.

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Suchandra has been a student of English Literature and obtained the degree of Master of Arts under Presidency College, Calcutta and pursued MPhil in the University of Calcutta. After having cleared NET (National Eligibility Test) she had the privilege to teach in several reputed colleges in Kolkata, including Rani Birla Girls’ College and Lady Brabourne Girls’ College. Literature has been a life-long passion for Suchandra, and she has dabbled her hands in creative pieces which have been published in the Journals of Calcutta University as well as Shakespeare Society of Eastern India and Tagore-Gandhi Institute. “Shotgun Wedding” is her first attempt in essaying a novel, inhabited by characters caught in an outlandish satire. Currently her debut novel is on the Best Seller List of Aleph Book Company, who are the publishers for “The Shotgun Wedding”.

Suchandra Roychowdhury signing a few copies of The Shotgun Wedding

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NameMs. Suchandra Roychowdhury
HometownSalt Lake, Kolkata, India
Current City Settled in Singapore since 2012
Date of Birth19th May, 1974
Father of Suchandra Roychowdhury Mr Subrata Dasgupta
Mother of Suchandra Roychowdhury Mrs Indrani Dasgupta
Books by Suchandra Roychowdhury The Shotgun Wedding published by Aleph Book Company, February, 2022
Marital Status Married
Husband of Suchandra Roychowdhury Mr Kishaloya Roychowdhury
Children One son
Son of Suchandra Roychowdhury Alekhyo Roychowdhury
Educational QualificationBachelor of Arts with Honours in English, Master of Arts in English from Presidency University, MPhil from Calcutta University.

Qualified NET(National Eligibility Test)
PassionsSuchandra is an avid bibliophile, photographer and traveller besides being an author and a teacher.
Beliefs “Translate the colours of your imaginations into the fluidity of a comprehensive narrative, add body and contour to the multiplicity of ideas that float around your mind but never find the freedom of expression. Write what you know, write what you can, write your heart out…. till you find an appropriate audience that appreciates the appeal of your words!”  ….. Suchandra
About her debut venture, The Shotgun WeddingThe Shotgun Wedding is a rumbunctious tale of the misadventures of a young college lecturer caught in the turmoil of local politics of rural Bengal. The way in which this unsuspecting lady navigates the choppy waters of educational politics and comes to meet a handsome, yet somewhat mysterious stranger, seems to have captured popular imagination and shot up to a couple of best-seller lists in the last few months.
Future Aspirations Suchandra is currently penning her second novel, a historical narrative unfolding in 19th Century India.

Ms Suchandra Roychowdhury was born on 19th May, 1974 in Salt Lake, Kolkata, India. Mr Subrata Dasgupta, Mrs Indrani Dasgupta are the parents of Suchandra Roychowdhury. Mr. Subrata Dasgupta is the father of Suchandra Roychowdhury and Mrs Indrani Dasgupta is the mother of Suchandra Roychowdhury.

Suchandra Roychowdhury is a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English, Master of Arts in English from Presidency University, MPhil from Calcutta University and she also Qualified NET(National Eligibility Test). 

Suchandra is married to Mr Kishaloya Roychowdhury and the couple is blessed with a son whose name is Alekhyo Roychowdhury. She has been settled in Singapore since 2012. She is an avid bibliophile, photographer and traveller besides being an author and a teacher.

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