|No of pages||232|
|Book Publisher||Speaking Tiger Books|
|Published Date||05 Nov 2016|
Author : Mitra Phukan2 Books
Mitra Phukan is an Indian author who writes in English. She is also a translator and columnist.Her published literary works include four children's books, a biography, two novels, "The Collector's Wife" and
"A Monsoon of Music" (Penguin-Zubin) several volumes of translations of other novels and a collection of fifty of her columns, "Guwahati Gaze" Her most recent works are a collection of her own short stories
"A Full Night's Thievery" (Speaking Tiger 2016) and a collection of short stories in translation, "Aghion Bai and Other Stories" (2019) She writes extensively on Indian Music as a reviewer and essayist.
Her works have been translated into many languages, and several of them are taught in colleges and Universities.
As a translator herself, she has translated into English the works of some of the best known Assamese writers of fiction, including
"Blossoms in the Graveyard", a translation of Janeth Awardee Birendra Kumar Bhattacharjee's "Kobo Aru Pool" Her column "All Things Considered" in the Assam Tribune is widely read. She has been extensively anthologized, also.
Among the awards she has received so far have been the UNICEF-CBT Award for children's fiction, the Katha Award for Translation, the Telegraph-Vineet Gupta Memorial Award for short fiction, etc.
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