Radha Chakravarty is a writer, critic and translator. She has co-edited The Essential Tagore, nominated for Book of the Year 2011. Her works on Tagore include translations of Gora, Chokher Bali, Boyhood Days, Farewell Song: Shesher Kabita and The Land of Cards, the edited volume Shades of Difference and Novelist Tagore. She is the author of Feminism and Contemporary Women Writers. In 2004, she was nominated for the Crossword Translation Award for In the Name of the Mother by Mahasweta Devi. She has also edited several anthologies of South Asian writing and her poems have appeared in various collections.