Portrait Naveen Kishore
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Naveen Kishore [ India ]

Naveen Kishore

born in 1953, is the publisher at Seagull Books, a publishing house that specializes in English translations of authors such as Ingeborg Bachmann, Jean-Paul Sartre, Thomas Bernhard, Imre Kertész, Yves Bonnefoy, Mo Yan, Mahasweta Devi, Peter Handke and Hans Magnus Enzensberger, among many others. Kishore was awarded the Goethe Medal in 2013 for his ambitious publishing programme and, in particular, his commitment to translating the works of German authors. He lives and works in Calcutta.