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Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee

Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee

Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee

Nirmal Kanti Bhattacharjee is currently the Editorial Director of Niyogi Books. Earlier, he taught at Gauhati and Jadavpur Universities; worked as Secretary, Sahitya Akademi’s Eastern Regional Office at Kolkata; Director, National Book Trust; editor, Indian Literature; and Director, KK Birla Foundation, New Delhi. He has translated into English the fiction of Mahasweta Devi, Sunil Gangopadhyay, and Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay. He has also translated a short story collection of UR Ananthamurthy and a novel by Viswas Patil into Bengali. A recipient of the best translator’s award from IBBY Congress, he has edited a collection of stories of displacement from Assam (Barbed Wire Fence), and co-edited Best of Indian Literature (1957-2007), published by the Sahitya Akademi.