Amar Mitra

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.

Awards :
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.