Aju Mukhopadhyay, Albert Camus Centenary Writer Award, GIEWEC, Grasshood and Birdhood, Guild of Indian English Writers Editors and Critics, Indian Literatures in English, Manhood, Pondicherry University, SCWI journal
New Book Release – Manhood, Grasshood and Birdhood, Forthcoming book by Aju Mukhopadhyay
This is the tenth volume of poetry by the poet-author Aju Mukhopadhyay.
The Story of India’s Progress with reference to the past it tells mainly about the present condition prevailing in India with some chapters suggesting ways to help the Mother India to reach her goal of leading the countries of the world.
He recently won ‘Albert Camus Centenary Writer Award’ by SCWI journal edited from London and published in Cyprus.
Guild of Indian English Writers Editors and Critics (GIEWEC’s) third annual meet under the name and style of Indian Literatures in English: New Directions, Newer Possibilities is going to be held in collaboration with the Pondicherry University at Pondicherry, India, from 20 March to 21 March 2014.
About the Author
Aju Mukhopadhyay, Pondicherry, India, is an award winning bilingual poet, author of fiction and non-fiction works, editor and critic. He has authored 30 books and has received several poetry awards, besides other honours from India and abroad. Many of his works have been translated in Indian and other languages and anthologised.
There are eight books which include discussions on his poetry. He has written essays on more than 40 scholarly books on literature and allied subjects like Nature and Environment. He has two volumes of short stories published in English and three such books in Bangla besides a novel in English.
A member of many national literary and environmental institutions, he is also published as writer on animals, wildlife, Nature and Environment. His short stories have been published in some anthologies besides in “Einfach Menschlich” (Simply Human), published by the German Language Department of the University of Mumbai, where his short story has been translated in German and selected as one of the Indian Short stories.
He has been in the editorial boards of some good literary journals. He has participated in 30 national and international literary and tribal life conferences. A member of the Research Board of Advisors of the American Biographical Institute, he has travelled across Asia, Europe, America and Africa.