Pranjit Bora

Born in 1976 at Nagaon, Assam, Dr Pranjit Bora is presently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Assamese, Dibrugarh University, Dibrugarh, Assam. At the same time, he is also in the responsibility of the Centre-in-charge of Dr. BhupenHazarika Centre for Studies in Performing Arts, Dibrugarh University. He owns an excellent academic career, and did his Ph. D. on the poetry of the leading Russian poetess, Anna Akhmatova.

He has to his credit more than 30 publications of books on varied themes. He has published 6 collections of poetry that include Panbajararu Anyanya Kabita, Binandiya Drishya Tumi, Bhalpowar Sashya-Bhumit,KisuDawarotkoiAakashSodayeiaruBesiKiba, etc.

His MahasunyarUddayan is the first Assamese novel in poetry.

Kathamanbeer Rupakatha is his debuted novel on the historic Assam Movement of the 1980s and its aftermath. He has written two other novels recreating myths of Dannie and Perseus from Greek mythology.

He has commendable contribution to the field of translation also. He has translated folk poetry, Japanese haikus as well as many short stories by different prominent writers from different corners of the world and some of these have already been published in book forms.

He has also written immensely for children also including biographies.

His prose collections on writers from different corners of the world starting from Saphoo to Baudelaire, Neruda, Lorca, Marquez of recent times have been published in two collections.

He also writes short stories and his short stories have been published in different leading Assamese magazines such as Satsaree, Gariyoshee, Prakash, etc.

His poems have been translated into Hindi, Oriya, Gujrati and Bengali.