Shubhro Bandopadhyay

Subhro Bandopadhyay

Subhro Bandopadhyay (b. 1978, Calcutta, India) is the author of four books of poetry in Bengali, one of which fetched him Indian national award for young writers in 2013 (Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar), and two were translated into Spanish and got published in Spain. A Bengali biographer of Pablo Neruda, he has received the Antonio Machado International Poetry Fellowship from the Government of Spain, which allowed him to participate in the residency programme under the same name in Soria, Spain and Poetas de otros mundos distinction from Fondo poético internacional, Spain. He also participated in a residency programme in Aberystwyth Wales as a part of Poetry Connections India-Wales organized by Literature Across Frontiers and the British Council and he has been invited to distinguished literary festivals including the Medellin International Poetry Festival, Colombia and Expoesía, Spain, and Jaipur Literature Festival, India.