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O Henry Prize
Lifestyle  /  Published 01.07.22

An excerpt from O.Henry Prize winner Amar Mitra’s ‘Dhanapatir Char'

One And so, the isle rose above the water, says Dhanapati, The rivers merged into the sea around it. Six and a half leagues away from Ghoradal, at the estuary of the Bay of Bengal, the island of Dh...
By Amar Mitra, Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey

News  /  Published 08.04.22

Rejuvenated flows the old man’s tale

Mitra’s novels like Dhanapatir Char (Penguin Books is publishing a translation soon), Momenshahi Upakhyan or Ashwacharita often come to be associated with magic realism. But the author says it&r...
By Rohan Datta

News  /  Published 05.04.22

Writer Amar Mitra wins the 2022 O. Henry Prize for Short Fiction

Bengali author Amar Mitra has been conferred the prestigious 2022 O. Henry Prize for Short Fiction. A list of 20 authors, who have been awarded the coveted prize, was announced on Monday. Mitra&rsqu...
By Rohan Datta


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