Arunava Sinha

Arunava Sinha is a translator from India. He translates classic, modern, and contemporary Bengali fiction and nonfiction into English. Thirty of his translations have been published so far. Twice the winner of the Crossword translation award, for Sankar’s Chowringhee (2007) and Anita Agnihotri’s Seventeen (2011), respectively, and the winner of the Muse India translation award (2013) for Buddhadeva Bose’s When The Time Is Right, he has also been shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction prize (2009) in the UK for his translation of Chowringhee. Besides India, his translations have been published in the UK and the US in English, and in several European and Asian countries through further translation. He was born and grew up in Kolkata, and lives and writes in New Delhi.

 

Collections edited by Arunava Sinha

The Book of Dhaka

Stories taken from the bustling, chaotic city of Dhaka by ten talented writers. At their core, these stories are of quintessential human relationships and motivations that would have resonance in virtually any part of the world.