Angshuman Kar

Angshuman Kar is a poet and novelist in Bangla, and Professor of English at the University of Burdwan, West Bengal. He was also the Secretary of the Sahitya Akademi (Eastern Region). He has twenty-seven collections of poems, nine novels, two memoirs, a book of prose, four anthologies of essays, a collection of short stories, and two collections of his poems in English translations. He has also edited two anthologies of poetry translated into Bangla, and translated selected poems of K. Satchidananadan and Sonnet Mondal. He has received eight prestigious awards including Krittibas Award, Paschim Banga Bangla Akademi Award, and Bangiya Sahitya Parishad Award.