About this author
Subodh Sarkar was born in 1958 in Krishnanagar. He is a Bengali poet, writer and editor, and a reader in English literature at City College, Kolkata.
His first book of poems was published in the late 70s. He received the West Bengal Bangla Academy Award for poetry in 2000. His Ph.D. is on the hyphenated identities of Indian American women writers writing in English.
He is a former Editor of Indian Literature, Sahitya Academy, New Delhi. Recipient of the National Sahitya Academy Award 2013 and Nazrul Award from Kabi Sangshad Bangladesh 2014. He married Mallika Sengupta.
He has been the chairman of the Kobita Academy( Poetry Academy), Government of West Bengal In 2016.