Arupa Kalita Patangia
Arupa Kalita Patangia is a popular Assamese novelist and an English literature teacher based in Darrang, Assam, India. She completed her graduation with English Honors from Debraj Roy College, Golaghat under Dibrugarh University. She is the author of over several novels and more than half a dozen short story collections. Her novels include Mriganabhi (1987),Ayananta Millenniumar Sapon (2002), Dawn: A Novel (translated by Ranjita Biswas, 2004), and The Invitation (translated by Arunabha Bhuyan). She is a well-known feminist voice of North-East India though her voice has been muted in recent years.
She teaches English literature at Tangla College and is published by Zuban Publication House, New Delhi who brought out a translated version of her novel, Ayananta (Dawn), in English. She released a collection of her short-stories, Alekjaan Banur Jaan, at the 20th Guwahati Book Fair held at the Assam Engineering Institute Field in Chandmari.
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