Geetali Borah

Present Occupation Associate Editor, Prakash, Assam Pulication Board.

 

Literary Editor in-charge (honourary) Assam Publication Board

 

 Book published

 

 

Short story collections Year
Sambhawatah 2005
Argal Khola, Priyambada 2008
Apollo Apollo 2010
Nirabodhi Noiranjana 2014
Novel Year
Buddhajaya

(First Indian novel based on the life  Youthodhara Gopa, the Wife of lord Buddha)

 

201
 

 

Award and Honours

 

 Awards

 

Year
Woman Journalist Award by St. Xaviers Foundation 2006
Munin Borkataki Bota

(for the first book Sambhawatah)

2008
Young writer’s travel grant from Sahitya Akademi 2008
Selected by Adharxeela ( A literary Organisation)  as one  of the six most talented young writers for its novel project. 2011
Homen Borgohain Sahityik Bota

for the book Nirobodhi Noiranjona

2016
 

 

Past work experience

 

             Designation and Organisation

 

Year
Subject teacher at YWCA junior college, Chatribari, Guwahati 2001
Sub-Editor, Asomiya Khabar

 

2001-2005
Senior Sub-Editor and literary section in- charge, Ajir Dainik Batori 2005-2010
Senior sub-editor and literary section in charge, Niyamia Barta 2010-2011
Other publications and achievements Almost 55 short stories. 2 Novels 30 literary reviews and articles published in leading Assamese magazines and News Papers.
Wrote many scripts for Guwahati Doordarshan Kendra.
Story published in Nabalekhan Mela (National Book Trust, New Delhi)
Story published in ‘Wagarth’, literary  magazine published by Bharatiya Bhasha Parishad
Story published in Interational literary Urdu magazine “Kachouti”
Stories translated into Bengali, English,Hindi, Marathi, Odia and urdu
Participation Participated in many literary programs organized by All India Radio, Sahitya Sabha and Sahitya Akademi.