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aois21 publishing signs writer Dr. Deepan Chatterjee

Clinical Psychologist’s book will be converted for digital market

MOUNT VERNON, VA – aois21 publishing, LLC announced today the signing of Deepan Chatterjee as an aois21 Creative. Dr. Chatterjee is the author of The First Prophetical, and he will be working with aois21 to convert it into an eBook and promote it online and throughout the DC area.

The First Prophetical is a collection of short fiction and poetry where all the stories and poems have common psychological thread running through them. Dr. Chatterjee released the collection in 2013 through Emma House Publishers and and with cover art designed by renowned Indian artist, Mr. Suchibrata Deb.

“Dr. Deepan Chatterjee shares a voice and a view that invite readers to listen and see,” said Janice Lynch-Schuster, senior writer for the Altarum Institute in Washington, DC. “He melds his professional experiences as a clinical psychologist with his creative skills, creating a collection of fiction and poetry that reflects his compassion, his insight, and his imagination.”

This is Dr. Chatterjee’s first published collection, though he has been writing poetry and short fiction since he was a teenager. He has won national and regional awards for his writing and it has been featured in newspapers, literary magazines, and even art exhibitions, such as “Poets and Painters” at The Artist’s Gallery, in Columbia, MD. Dr. Chatterjee will also be taking part in aois21’s poetry podcast series, Passion on the Page.

Originally from Calcutta, India, Dr. Chatterjee is currently a licensed Clinical Psychologist in Maryland. He has over 13 years’ experience in providing diagnostic evaluations, individual, family and group psychotherapy, crisis counseling, psychopharmacological consults, as well as psychological assessment services to children, adolescents, adults, couples, geriatric adults, families and criminal offenders. He has published papers in peer-reviewed journals and presented seminars and workshops to professionals on topics of immigrant psychology, addiction, optimism, and dual diagnosis at several major conferences

"We are honored to have the opportunity to work with a writer of Dr. Chatterjee’s esteem," said Keith F. Shovlin, aois21’s executive officer. "He is an excellent example of how everyone has a story in them. Together we will help share his stories with a wider market.”