Ranjita Biswas

Three times Katha Awardee, Ranjita Biswas is an independent journalist, author and translator of fiction from Assamese. Among her translated works, 'Written in Tears' won the Best Translation Prize in English from Sahitya Akademi in 2017 and 'The Loneliness of Hira Barua' bagged the PFC Valley of Words Award in 2021. Biswas is also an award-winning writer of children's fiction. Her 'Music of the Hills' has been translated into Spanish, Hindi, Telugu, Assamese, and other regional languages. Among the non-fiction works, the author's coffee table book, 'Brahmaputra and the Assam Valley' traces the socio-cultural life of Assam along the Brahmaputra River. A veteran Journalist for over 30 years, she is also known for her travelogues and is an avid short-story writer.


The Areca Nut Tree and Other Stories