Arunava Sinha is an award-winning translator of Bengali fiction, non-fiction and poetry into English. Over 60 of his translations have been published so far in India, and several of them in the UK and the USA. He teaches Creative Writing at Ashoka University and is the Books Editor of the politics and culture magazine Scroll.in. His recently published translations include Taslima Nasreen's Shameless, Bani Basu's Moom, and Desire for Fire: An Anthology of Modern Bengali Poetry. His translation of Ashoke Mukhopadhyay's A Ballad of Remittent Fever was longlisted for the JCB Prize 2020, and his translation of Manoranjan Byapari's There's Gunpowder in the Air was shortlisted for the JCB Prize 2019.
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