Champaca invites you to the launch of Ratna Books' The Song of Life and Other Stories by Vijaya Rajadhyaksha, which has recently been translated from Marathi into English. The translator Keerti Ramachandra will be in conversation with the celebrated Marathi author Saniya.
About the author: Vijaya Rajadhyaksha is a celebrated Marathi writer known for her short stories, personal essays and literary criticism. She presided over the prestigious All India Marathi Sahitya Sammelan held in Indore in 2001. Among the several awards she has won are the Sahitya Akademi award in 1993 and the Janasthan Puraskar in 2017. Rajadhyaksha was a professor of Marathi literature at Elphinstone College in Mumbai and then at the SNDT University in the same city. She was also given an emeritus fellowship by the University Grants Commission in 199496. She was born in Kolhapur in 1933.