Author, Journalist and Editor.

Madhurima Duttagupta, a journalist and a published author, announced the release of her book, ‘Goddess & Whore’, in October 2013. She is also a commissioned writer for the much-reputed publishing house, McGraw-Hill Books, and also contributes articles for the reputed international literary journal, The Missing Slate. Her book ‘Goddess & Whore’ was introduced to the delegates at the 50th RELC conference on ‘Transcending Boundaries in Language Learning’ in Singapore, in March 2015.

Madhurima started her career as a journalist with The Times of India and has, to her credit, over a hundred published works across several reputed Indian national dailies like The Hindu, Deccan Herald, Vijay Times and The Times of India. Her ebullient writing style and passionate interest in socially relevant issues won her space in the editorial page of the Indian national daily, Deccan Herald, at a very young age. After moving to Singapore in 2007 she has held senior editorial positions for leading lifestyle, in-flight and corporate lifestyle magazines. Among the portfolio of magazines, she has been associated with leading titles like EducationWorld Magazine, Time Out Singapore and Spiceroute (SpiceJet airlineโ€™s in-flight magazine), Human Capital, Pardesi Pulse, among others. She has worked directly under some of the most prolific Editors like Dilip Thakore, EducationWorld.

Her book ‘Goddess & Whore’, that has been listed under ‘BEST FICTION’ on BookAdda, was presented to the winners of the prestigious National Level Debate, at the IIT Kharagpur’s Spring Fest 2014. Madhurima donned the judge’s hat for the literary events there. The book is currently available in leading international bookstores like Kinokuniya as part of ‘Indian Literature’. The book is also available on Flipkart, Bookadda, Amazon and Kindle App (eBook). It has been featured in a leading lifestyle magazine – India Se – in SE Asia.

Born in Kolkata and raised in a culturally diverse background, this journalist took to writing at the age of seven. She is a rank-holder in Economics (Honours) with Sociology and Statistics, and holds a Distinction in Journalism in Print & New Media. She also holds a certificate in Public Relations from the Institute of Public Relations of Singapore. Madhurima is an active blogger too (

ยฉ Madhurima Duttagupta


28 responses »

  1. Greetings Madhurima,

    Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog and find it worth a follow.
    I read you bio and I must say feel very good ๐Ÿ™‚

    I hope to read more of your works and not only enjoy but also learn.

  2. Hi Sameer –

    I found your writing very refreshing ‘n contemporary! Hope to read more of them. I am into poetry too, will post and share some of them sometime.

    Thanks for stopping by. I am glad you liked the post.

    And please, you make me very nervous with your concluding line ๐Ÿ˜€ …’Coz here I am trying to unlearn many things myself…:)

    take care

  3. Hi Madhurima, thank you very much for the follow. I appreciate it a lot, and I look forward to reading your posts. Hope you have a wonderful day, – Noora

    • Hi Noora,
      Thanks for stopping by. I am into poetry myself…so couldn’t help getting drawn in by the verses you have composed – they were lovely! Wish you a wonderful day too.

    • yes, it is quite an intense experience to compile a book ๐Ÿ™‚ …more often, very unpoetic! Thanks for your best wishes. I really need them. cheers!

  4. Madhurima–what an impressive resume you’ve managed to accumulate! I’m envious. Just stopping by to thank you for choosing to follow Wine and Cheese (Doodles), I hope to see you around more. Good luck with the books!

  5. Thank you for being together with us on this book/s journey so far. It has been an honour. We have moved & have a new home now. Request you to kindly visit & follow us via email or RSS feeds (the links are available at the bottom of the page)

    Hope to see you amidst The Tales in the Pensieve, Again. ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Continued success in writing for work and pleasure.
    I may not have started as early as you, but I’ve been writing for over 40 years. And still enjoy doing so.
    Thank you for your visit.

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