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| Kalpna Singh-Chitnis is an Indo American poet, writer and filmmaker based in California, USA. Author of the Bare Soul (a poetry collection in English), and three poetry collections in Hindi, she won the prestigious "Bihar Rajbhasha Award" (1986-87) given by the government of Bihar, India, for her first poetry collection Chand Ka Paivand (Patch of Moon) before age 21, and the title of Bihar Shri (Jewel of Bihar) in 1988. She also received "Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award" in 2014 in New Delhi, for her contributions to literature and film at national and international levels.
Kalpna's literary works have been widely published in India, Europe, and North America. She is the creator and editor of Life and Legends, a multilingual literary magazine and contributing editor of Levure litteraire in Paris, France. More about Kalpna Singh-Chitnis at -