Dr.Sanjukta Dasgupta,FormerProfessor and Former Head, Dept of English and Former Dean, Faculty of Arts, Calcutta University is a poet, critic and translator. She is the recipient of numerous national and international grants and fellowships and has lectured, taught and read her poems in India, Europe, USA and Australia. She was the Chairperson of the Commonwealth Writers Prize, United Kingdom. She is a member of the General Council of Sahitya Akademi New Delhi, and Convenor of the English Advisory Board, Sahitya Akademi. She is also the President of the Intercultural Poetry and Performance Library at ICCR, Kolkata.
Sanjukta Dasgupta’s published books include Snapshots( poetry), Dilemma (poetry), First Language (poetry), More Light (poetry), Her Stories (translations), Manimahesh(translation),Media, Gender and Popular Culture in India: Tracking Change and Continuity, SWADES- Tagore’s Patriotic Songs (translation, Visva Bharati Publication Division, 2013), Abuse and Other Short Stories (Dasgupta Book Company, 2013) Lakshmi Unbound ( Poetry) 2017.