Bashabi Fraser


Bashabi Fraser is a poet, children’s writer, translator, critic and editor.  An award-winning poet, Fraser has received the 2015 Outstanding Woman of Scotland Award, the 2019 Kavi Salam from Poetry Paradigm, the Word Masala Foundation Award for Excellence in Poetry in 2017, the 2010 Women Empowered: Arts and Culture Award and the AIO Prize for Literary Services in Scotland in 2009. Fraser is the co-founder and director of the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies at Edinburgh Napier University, a Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Dundee University and Honorary Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. She is also the founder and chief editor of the academic and creative e-journal, Gitanjali and Beyond.