Author: Mandira Pattnaik

Mandira Pattnaik is an Indian fiction writer and poet published in print and online in over 150 journals/magazines across fifteen countries. Her writing features in The Times of India, Best Small Fictions 2021, Citron Review, Passages North, DASH, Miracle Monocle, Timber Journal, Bending Genres, Gasher Journal, Watershed Review, Amsterdam Quarterly, and Prime Number Magazine, among other publications. Pushcart, Best of the Net and Best Microfictions nominated, her fiction has been translated and highly commended by editors including a placing in the Versification Contest 2021, Honorable Mention in CRAFT Flash Contest 2021, shortlisting at Retreat West Micro and longlisting at Strands International, Brilliant Flash and Furious fiction. Mandira’s microchapbook ‘In the Glow of a Velvet Moon’ is forthcoming from Ghost City Press (Sep 2021).