Associate Professor Oindrila Mukherjee

Ph.D. Literature and Creative Writing, University of Houston
M.F.A. Creative Writing, University of Florida
M.A., B.A. English, University of Cambridge; B.A. English, Jadavpur University
340 LOH | 331-8034 | |


Oindrila Mukherjee (she/her) grew up in India where she worked as a journalist for the country’s oldest English language newspaper, The Statesman. She writes fiction and nonfiction and has translated Bengali literature to English. Her work has appeared in SalonThe Kenyon ReviewEcotone, The Oxford Anthology of Bengali Literature, The Colorado Review, The Greensboro ReviewThe Writers’ Chronicle, Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Her fiction has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best American Short Stories. She serves as a Contributing Editor for the journal Aster(ix, and co-edited the issue Atravesando with the writer Angie Cruz). She also writes for the Indian magazine and is currently editing her novel and a short story collection.

At Grand Valley, Oindrila teaches introduction to creative writing, fiction and nonfiction workshops, magazine writing, and the Capstone on genre and writing. She serves on the University Academic Senate and the Strategic Enrollment Task Force. 

You can follow her on twitter at @oinkness

Oindrila Mukherjee