Neer Kanwal Mani
Neer Kanwal Mani has translated a variety of literary and nonliterary texts. Her twelve books in translation include the comic Du-Rex ke Jalwe for United Nations Development Programme, four books from The Chronicles of Narnia series by C.S. Lewis, two novels by Paulo Coelho along with folk narratives and oral epics for IGNCA, New Delhi. She translated Kerstin Ekman’s Blackwater as a part of Indo-Swedish Writers Union Project in 2001-02. An Associate Professor in English, Neer has been engaging students in literature, critical theory, and translation for twenty-six years. To many, her approach is life-altering; her methods, thought-provoking and multi-layered.