Yashodhara Ray Chaudhuri
Yashodhara Ray Chaudhuri (born 1965) is a poet hailing from Kolkata, India. Publishing her works since 1993, she has over 12 collections of poetry and short stories to her credit. She was awarded the Krittibas Puroskar in 1998 and also the Anita Sunilkumar puraskar instituted by Bangla Akademy in 2006.
She studied philosophy from Presidency College , Kolkata and joined Indian Audit and Accounts Service in 1991 . Yashodhara also is a translator from original French language. She has translated Leonardo Da Vinci by Serge Bremley in 2008, and Combat de la Vie by Dr Luc Montaignier in 2012.