Yashodhara Ray Chaudhuri (born 1965) is a poet residing in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, and an established name inBengali poetryBengali poetry. Publishing her works since 1993, she has seven collections of poetry to her credit. She was awarded the Krittibas Puroskar in 1998 ( instituted by the Krittibas Patrika Krittibas)
Panyasamhita (1996)(Psalms on Commodities) Published by Kabita Pakshik
Pisachinikabya ( 1998) ( the She –Demonic Verses) Published by Kabita Pakshik : She won the literary award “Krittibas Puraskar” (1998) for the book. It is a book of love poems which talks about alienation, distorted relationships and loneliness as well.
Chirantan Galpomala (1999) (Timeless Tales) Published by Kabi-katha:
Radio-Bitan ( 1999) ( The Radio- Garden) Published by Proma: Poems of anger, love, human relations and the times.
Abar Prothom theke Poro (2001) ( Read Anew from A)Published by Ananda Publishers : Life and creation of life, especially child- birth, childhood and society, is the mainstay of this collection.
Meyeder Projatantra (2005) ( The Republic of Women) Published by Saptarshi Prakashan: this collection brought the poet the Anita-Sunil Basu Smriti Puroskar of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi of 2006. It talks of different levels of the relationship between women in the section “ Jorajori kore sob narir bhetore gantha roilo mala” ( all women intertwined in one flower wreath). It also talks in the voice of the womb which compares itself to the......