Rabindra Nath Dutta (R. N. Dutta)
Chartered Accountant (FCA) and Company Secretary (ACS), Mr Dutta brings to FinalDraft 50+years of his professional experience to provide Consultancy Services (online and otherwise) for legal issues, financial planning, budgetary control, cost control and administrative area. He has been a veteran in his field working for government and private organisations for over 50 years. His experience spans over industries like jute, steel and now he extends his services to FinalDraft Editing & Publishing Services as Legal Advisor.
Aneesh Chatterjee (Chief Designer)
Editor, Graphic Designer & Cinematographer
Aneesh Chatterjee has been with FinalDraft for the last 3 years. He has been involved extensively in editing and designing. He has build a showcase of a remarkable creation of book covers from FinalDraft: Shackles of Independence by Prasanta Sarkar, Smoke, Fire & Water by Vishal Anand, The Wrongdoer by Andy Ruffet, Whiff of Tempest by Kaberi Dutta Chatterjee, Requiem of Supremacy by himself and Lapis Lazuli by Tapeshwar Prasad. He created the book-trailer for The Crowsmoore Curse by Jan McDonald. Aneesh is also the author of Requiem of Supremacy, written and published by Ravencrest Books, UK, when he was just 15 years old. He has also designed the logo of FinalDraft.
Aneesh has been interviewed by the mainstream newspapers in Canada and India. He has also worked and written numerous articles for mainstream media in Toronto.
With his family migrating to Canada at his tender age of 13 and with a sudden exposure to a different culture, he started to become more somber, analytical, rooted and aware of the issues around him. Instead of letting external upheavals affect him, he started to look inward. This is when he started writing. Aneesh is now pursuing Criminology and Forensics in University of Toronto and writing his own novels.
Priti is a teacher for more than 15 years with an exclusive flair for editing. A member of the Indian Copyeditor's Forum, Priti is based in Singapore and has worked with many authors. She has recently quit her full-time job to pursue her passion for editing and proof-reading. Having written and directed many plays for school occasions, Priti's love is writing poems. Her poem, commemorating SG50, was published on Read Singapore by NLB. She has won many competitions in poetry writing. Being the editor of the school year book also brought home the fact that editing is something she enjoys.
Justin is a graduate of the intensive Book and
Magazine Publishing program at Centennial College, where he gained hands-on
experience in technical grammatical concepts, and industry-standard proofreading
and copy-editing techniques. He worked as a copy editor and writer on the
student-run magazine, On the Danforth.
He also served as an editorial intern with the Ontario College of Teachers, performing proofreading (and many other) duties for the organization’s quarterly magazine, Professionally Speaking, which is read by more than three-hundred thousand teachers across the province.
Justin brings to Final Draft a rigorous knowledge of the English language and a keen attention to detail,crisp editing style and skills he honed through four years of post-secondary study at the University of New Brunswick. In 2008 he obtained his B.A., graduating as a member of the Dean’s List and receiving the award for excellence in Sociology.
As a data-entry volunteer with Habitat for Humanity, he helped compile an accurate and extensive donor database for an upstart local affiliate.
He is currently working as a web writer and as a freelance writer with his local newspaper, the Newmarket Era/Aurora Banner. In his spare time he is composing his first novel.
Former Assistant Art Director at Anandabazar Patrika (ABP PVT Ltd)
and having graduated from Government College of Art and Craft, Kolkata Nirmalendu Mandal is an artist in his own caliber. His artwork has been featured at Max Muller Bhavan, Workshop for Children Illustration, Calcutta Book Fair and 150th years celebration at Calcutta Girls High School. He has held exhibitions of his paintings from 1972 till date and is the recipient of several awards including Best Water Color Award in the Annual Exhibition of Govt. Art College, Award for Best Sketch in the Annual Exhibition of Govt. Art College and ‘Utsav Samman’ for Illustration in USA.
Kaberi Dutta Chatterjee
Branching out from hard-core reporting in her young days, to running after deadlines at newsdesks, to finally slowing down, and penning her own fictions, and 'Titir', Kaberi's dream is to bring to every writer an opportunity of seeing their work published. Her vision is to see that first-time authors do not get tossed about by literary agents and publishers, and get their due place in the literary world. Her website is especially to guide first-time authors.
An author, editor, journalist, blog-writer and scriptwriter, Kaberi brings to Final Draft her 20 years' expertise in editing, manuscript editing, writing, knowledge of printing and publishing, extensive knowledge of designing software and a sensitive understanding of the author's emotions in his/her writing.
Prior to opening her own editing services, Kaberi worked with Canadian Business Ontario and was the Editorial Coordinator with Can-India News. Before that she was Editor of Mid Week newspaper and as Consulting Editor a women's magazine in Toronto.
She has just launched her dream magazine, CITRUS, a tangy, global, monthly ezine from Toronto, Canada.
In India, she worked in senior editorial posts in two leading newspapers: Hindustan Times and
The Telegraph, India. She holds a Post Graduate diploma certification in Mass Communication and topped her class of 50 students in 1991 which gave her a gold medal.
You can view her blog stuffed with humor articles here: http://kaberic.wordpress.com/
Manuscript Editor/ Translator
Lopa is a writer and translator, currently based in Dallas, USA. She is the co-editor of ‘Defiant Dreams: Tales of Everyday Divas’, a collection of inspiring, women-centered stories published by Readomania in collaboration with Incredible Women of India.
Her unpublished memoir Thwarted Escape has been First Place Category Winner at the Journey Awards 2014 (narrative nonfiction) hosted by Chanticleer Reviews and Media LLC.
She has recently joined as Resident Editor at Readomania, and is also associated with Incredible Women of India as their Creative Editor.
She has completed her Masters' in English with a thesis in Creative Nonfiction from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and also has a background in English literature and Journalism while in India.
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