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Nabaneeta Dev Sen is ...

Dead
Born 13 Jan 1938 in Kolkata
Died 7 Nov 2019 in Kolkata
Age81 years, 9 months
Causelung cancer
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Nabaneeta Dev Sen
Nabaneeta Dev Sen
Nabaneeta Deb Sen is one of the most versatile female Bengali writers in India today. She has published more than 80 books in Bengali, which include novels, short stories, plays, literary criticism, personal essays, travelogues, humour writing, translations and children’s literature. Her first collection of poems, Pratham Pratyay, was published in 1959. Ami Anupam, her first novel, was published in 1976. Some of her other well-known works are Bama-bodhini, Nati Nabanita, Srestha Kabita and Sita Theke Suru. She is widely respected in the academia as well, and has a Masters degree from Harvard University and a PhD from Indiana University. She has received many awards including the Celli Award from the Rockefeller Foundation and the Sahitya Akademi Award. Deb Sen lives in Kolkata and has three daughters, two with former husband Amartya Sen. This shot was taken during the annual 'Kolkata Literary Meet 2013' was a part of the 'International Kolkata Book Fair 2013' held at the Milan Mela ground. It is a five day talk and interaction with general public of renowned persons from India and abroad.

About Nabaneeta Dev Sen

Nabaneeta Dev Sen (Nôbonita Deb Sen) (13 January 1938 – 7 November 2019) was an Indian writer and academic. After studying arts and comparative literature, she moved to US where she studied further. She returned to India and taught at several universities and institutes as well as served on various positions in literary institutes. She published more than 80 books in Bengali: poetry, novels, short stories, plays, literary criticism, personal essays, travelogues, humour writing, translations and children's literature. She was awarded the Padma Shri in 2000 and the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1999.

Death

She died on 7 November 2019 in Kolkata following cancer.