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. 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.