Rita Chowdhury

Rita Chowdhury is an award-winning Assamese poet and writer. A former associate professor at Cotton University, she is currently the director of the National Book Trust, India. She is an important voice in contemporary Assamese literature and has written 15 novels that portray a vivid picture of her strife-torn state. Chinatown Days (2018) is a searing account of the Chinese Indians, a community condemned by intolerance to obscurity and untold sorrow.
Year: 2019