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Subodh Sarkar
Subodh Sarkar - Kolkata 2015-10-10 5846.JPG
Sarkar in October 2015
Known forPoetry
Spouse(s)Mallika Sengupta

Subodh Sarkar (Bengali: সুবোধ সরকার; born 1958 in Krishnanagar) is a Bengali poet,[1] writer and editor, and a reader in English literature at City College, Kolkata.[citation needed] He is a recipient of the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award.


Subodh Sarkar, born in 1958, is a noted Indian Bengali poet, editor, translator and Associate Professor in English at City College, Calcutta University. His first book of poems was published in the late 70s. He received the West Bengal Bangla Academy Award for poetry in 2000. His PhD is on the hyphenated identities of Indian American women writers writing in English. He visited Russia and Turkey as a member of the Indian Writers’ delegation organized by Sahitya Academy in 2010. Sarkar is former Editor of Indian Literature, Sahitya Academy, New Delhi. Recipient of National Sahitya Academy Award 2013 and Nazrul Award from Kabi Sangshad Bangladesh 2014. He married Mallika Sengupta.[2] He is a recipient of Bangabhushan from the Govt. of West Bengal. He received D.Lit from G.B.University, W.Bengal Gangadhar Meher National Award from Sambalpur University 2016. He has been the chairman of the Kobita Academy( Poetry Academy), Government of West Bengal In 2016.[3][4]

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List of publications[edit]

Books of poems:

  • Chihh, Kalkata, Ananda Publishers, 1993, ISBN 81-7215-246-9
  • Bhalo Jaygata Kothae, Kolkata, Ananda Publishers, 2001,ISBN 81-7215-916-1
  • Manipurer Ma, Kolkata, Ananda Publishers, 2005, ISBN 81-7756-485-4


  1. ^ Sarangi, Jaydeep (August 2017). "In Conversation With Subodh Sarkar". Writers in Conversation. 4 (2). doi:10.22356/wic.v4i2.24.
  2. ^ Hobart Student Association; Hobart College; William Smith College; William Smith Student Association (1988). The Seneca review. Hobart Student Association. pp. 81–82. Retrieved 4 October 2012.
  3. ^ "2016 Resident Participants | The International Writing Program". iwp.uiowa.edu. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  4. ^ "The Statesman 8th-Day dated Sun, 15 Apr 18".
  5. ^ "Poets dominate Sahitya Akademi Awards 2013". Sahitya Akademi. 18 December 2013. Retrieved 18 December 2013.

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