Neeta Gupta is the publisher at Yatra Books and a literary consultant with a special emphasis on translations. She is also the editor of Bharatiya Anuvad Parishad’s quarterly journal on translation, Anuvad. Yatra Books and Bharatiya Anuvad Parishad share strategic strengths and draw synergy and creativity from their complementary activities.
Yatra Books has been co-ordinating Penguin’s Indian Languages Publishing Programme since January 2005. They have published almost two hundred titles together in Hindi, Urdu and Marathi. These books have been published both in translation as well as in the original languages.
In 2010, Yatra Books launched an independent ‘international bookshelf’. These are translations from Catalan, French and Italian into Indian languages, published in collaboration with European publishers and institutes.