Nabaneeta Dev Sen
is one of the prominent Bengali litterateurs of our times with more than 80 books to her name. A student of Presidency, Jadavpur, Indiana, Harvard, Cambridge, and Berkeley universities, and an outstanding academic, she retired as Professor of Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Her works reflect her intellection on an amazing array of social, political, and psychological topics, under different genres like poetry, novels, short stories, plays, literary criticism, travelogues, translations, and children's literature. Her Radhakrishnan Memorial Lecture series at Oxford University, a pioneering work on women's Ramayanas, has started a new school of studies on Sita across the world. Founder President of Soi—Women Writers' Association of West Bengal, she has received numerous awards, including Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi
Award, and Bangla Akademi Lifetime Achievement Award.
Her Bengali novel Probashe Daiber Boshe, translated in English as In a Foreign Land, By Chance by Soma Das, has been published by Niyogi Books in 2017.
has translated fiction and poetry for journals and magazines such as Indian Literature, Muse India, Reading Hour, and Parabas. Her own poems have featured in The Sunflower Literary Collective, Cold Noon, Krittibas, Kavi Sammelan, and a few other magazines. She currently works at Oxford University Press, India.
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