Radha Chakravarty is a writer, critic and translator. She is Professor of Comparative Literature & Translation Studies at Ambedkar University, Delhi.  She has co-edited The Essential Tagore  (Harvard and Visva-Bharati), nominated Book of the Year 2011 by Martha Nussbaum for The New Statesman. Her recent book Shades of Difference: Selected Writings of Rabindranath Tagore (Social Science Press, 2015) is an edited volume with a DVD containing audio-visual material. Her book Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers (2008) is a comparative study of fiction by Mahasweta Devi, Anita Desai, Doris Lessing, Toni Morrison, Margaret Atwood and Buchi Emecheta. She is the author of Novelist Tagore: Gender and Modernity in Selected Texts (Routledge, 2013). She has also translated several of Tagore’s works, including Gora, Boyhood Days, Chokher Bali, Farewell Song: Shesher Kabita and The Land of Cards: Stories, Poems and Plays for Children.  Other works in translation include Bankimchandra Chatterjee’s Kapalkundala, In the Name of the Mother by Mahasweta Devi, and Crossings: Stories from Bangladesh and India. She has edited Bodymaps: Stories by South Asian Women and co-edited Tagore the Eternal Seeker: Footprints of a World TravellerWriting Feminism: South Asian Voices and Writing Freedom: South Asian Voices.  Her essays and review articles have appeared in books and periodicals worldwide.