Critic, essayist, editor, translator, and organizer
Subrata Kumar Das, born in 1964 in Bangladesh, is critic, essayist, editor, translator, and organizer. He has 27 books to his credit. He has written books on the Mahabharata and Sri Chaitanya Dev. His latest book on Canadian literature, has been hugely acclaimed by the Bengali literature-lovers living in Canada and Bangladesh. The Executive Director of Bengali Literary Resource Centre (BLRC), a Toronto-based literary organisation, Subrata is a member of the Writers’ Union of Canada and Literary Translators Association of Canada, Bangla Academy Dhaka, and Asiatic Society of Bangladesh. He is the initiator of Bangladeshi Novels (bdnovels.org), the first website on Bengali literature in 2003.
Subrata immigrated to Canada in 2013 and has been living with his wife Nilima Datta and daughter Brotee Das Datta.