Sanjukta Dasgupta

Sanjukta Dasgupta
Dr. Sanjukta Dasgupta, Professor and Former Head, Dept of English and Former Dean, Faculty of Arts, Calcutta University and Fulbright Fellow. She is a poet, short story writer, critic and translator. She is a member of the General Council of Sahitya Akademi New Delhi and Convenor, English Advisory Board, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi.  She is the President of the Intercultural Poetry and Performance Library, Kolkata.

She received the WEI Kamala Das Poetry Award in 2020 and the ETHOS Literary Award in 2022.

Dasgupta has 26 published books. Her published books of poetry are Snapshots (1997), Dilemma (2002), First Language (2005), More Light (2009), Lakshmi Unbound ( 2017) Sita’s Sisters (2019) Unbound : New and Selected Poems edited by Jaydeep Sarangi and Sanghita Sanyal) (2021), Indomitable Draupadi (2022).   Her poems have been translated in German, Serbian, Bengali, Hindi, Punjabi, Kashmiri and Tamil.

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