Snehaprava Das

Snehaprava Das

Biography

Snehaprava Das, born in 1955,  has translated  “Padmamali”  by Umesh Chandra Sarkar, the first novel in Odiya, into  English.    Her other works of translation  include ‘The World Within’, the English  translation of  Odiya novel “Mane Mane “ by Baishnaba  Charan Das  and “Bibasini, A Historical Romance” by Ramsankar Ray. Several stories of  prominent story writers in Odiya  translated into English by her have been   published in The Orissa Review, Indian Literature, The Little Magazine, Rock Pebbles, Celebrating Creativity (Hyderabad 2011, Devi Plus and other literary journals and magazines.

Her translations from English to Oriya, which include poems of Mary Brook, Elizabeth Jennings, P.B. Shelly and Stories by Saki and Oscar Wilde, are published in Prativeshi, Anupam Bharat, Kahani, and other magazines. She is also a poet – she has written a number of poems dealing with a broad spectrum of subjects ranging from social issues and human values to personal sentiments.