Born in 1951 on the 30th August at a village called Dhulihar in the erstwhile Khulna District ( now District : Satkhira ) of Bangladesh.
Amar Mitra writes in Bengali but is truly Indian in spirit. He has authored 35 novels, 14 short story collection and 5 collection of children stories. He has edited ADHUNIK BANGLA GALPO SANKALON IN 3 volume and Nabo lekhonmala, a collection of short stories of young writers published by National Book Trust India.
At present he is the editor of a literary magazine “ KOTHA SOPAN ”
He has edited ADHUNIK BANGLA GALPO SANKALON IN 3 volume and Nabo lekhonmala, a collection of Bengali short stories of young writers published by National Book Trust India.
SAHITYA AKADEMI award for the novel DHRUBOPUTRO in the year 2006. DHRUBOPUTRO is the novel on ancient India and the golden city of Ujjain, written in a classical language.
BANKIM puroskar for the novel ASWACHARIT in the year 2001
KATHA award for the short story SWADESHYATRA in the year 1998. ( Swadeshyatra was also selected for the katha volume –Best of nineties)
SARAT puroskar from Bhagolpur in the year 2004.
MITRA O GHOSH award in the year 2010 and other awards.
At present he is engaged in writing a novel on Indian enclaves in Bangladesh and enclaves of Bangladesh in India. He is depicting the crisis of stateless people for long sixty eight years after independence.