Sharmita Lahiri is an Associate Professor of English at Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar. She received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Houston, USA, and has been a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Houston Writing Center. Dr. Lahiri has been the recipient of IIT Gandhinagar’s first Teaching Excellence Award, one among the first group of recipients of IIT Gandhinagar’s Long Service Award, the University of Houston’s highest dissertation fellowship - the C.W. Moores Dissertation Fellowship, University of Houston Women’s Association’s Ella Margaret Hawes Scholarship, and Modern Language Association’s Travel Grant. Her areas of interest are Indian Writing in English, Women’s Writing, Feminist Studies, Writing Pedagogy & Writing in the Disciplines. Her research work has been published in international and national journals, and she has been an invited translator for The Banville Project of the European Federation of Associations and Centers of Irish Studies.