Losslit contributor:
Susmita Bhattacharya

Susmita Bhattacharya was born in Mumbai. She is a lecturer at Winchester University and is the lead facilitator for the SO:Write Young Writers project in Southampton. Her debut novel, The Normal State of Mind (Parthian), was published in 2015.  Her short stories, essays and poems have been widely published and also broadcast on BBC Radio 4. She won the Winchester Writers Festival Memoir prize in 2016. Her collection of short stories will be published in 2018

Twitter: @Susmitatweets

Setting Free the Spirits

She craves a fresh egg, clear and warm and slippery. One that she has picked from a clutch in the hen house, a feather still clinging to its shell, the sharp stench of bird emanating from it. She craves sitting in the courtyard. Her fingers encircling this egg, salivating as she anticipates the moment she […]