Sumita Banerjee is Associate Professor in the Department of English, Loreto College. Her Ph.D thesis was on the treatment of the supernatural in Shakespeares plays. She has published numerous articles in English and Bengali based on the evolving approach of environmental literary criticism. Her essays on Shakespeare, Bankimchandra, Tagore, John Clare and Amitav Ghosh, among others, are a testimony to her wide ranging explorations of the relationship of literature and the environment. She is also interested in the relationship between religion and the environment. In 2014 she edited the special issue of Critical Imprints on Ecocriticism. She has published a collection of Bengali poems Tomar Aamar Deen as well as short stories in Bengali and English. Trained by the British Council to teach Creative Writing she has inspired her students to contribute to a volume of reworked fairy tales.