D A Shankar

D A Shankar

D A Shankar is a poet, playwright and translator, who was an Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Mysore. He has translated U R Ananthamurthy’s The Sky and the Cat, Tejaswi’s Carvalho which is re-published by the Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, among many others. Honoured with several awards like the Karnataka Rajyotsava award, the Kuvempu Bhasha Bharathi Lifetime Achievement award, and Vardhaman Prashasti, his translation of the 14th century Kannada classic Shunya Sampadane, and the devotional writings of Kanakadasa, Golden Flock, have received substantive critical acclaim.

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