Amit Chaudhuri – Indian Author

Amit Chaudhuri was brought into the world in 1962 in Kolkata (previous Calcutta) and experienced childhood in Mumbai (previous Bombay). He has wrote books like A Strange and Sublime Address, Afternoon Raag, Freedom Song, A New World and The Immortals. He has composed brief tales like Real Time: Stories and a Reminiscence while he has likewise composed an assortment of verse named St. Cyril Road and Other Poems. His verifiable works include: D. H. Lawrence and ‘Contrast’: Postcoloniality and the Poetry of the Present, Small Orange Flags and Clearing a Space: Reflections on India, Literature and Culture. A portion of his different works have been remembered for Picador/Vintage Book of Modern Indian Literature and Memory’s Gold: Writings on Calcutta.

As of now, Amit Chaudhuri shows Contemporary Literature at the University of East Anglia. In 2009, he was made Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He went to University College in London where he concentrated on English and dropped with a First Class. He finished his PhD on Critical Theory and the verse of D.H. Lawrence from Balliol College in Oxford. He was a Dervorguilla Scholar during his days in Oxford. He was likewise a Creative Arts Fellow at Wolfson College, Oxford. Already, he showed the Commonwealth and International Literature area at Cambridge. He likewise educated at Columbia University in the U.S. furthermore, Free University in Germany. Further he has partaken and added to talks and readings at instructive establishments like Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Yale, the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, the Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University, the University of California, Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, Wellesley College, the University of Chicago, Penn State University and Emory University.

Amit Chaudhuri has been the beneficiary of a few honors. He won the Encore Award for his novel, The Afternoon Raag, Los Angeles Times Book Prize and Sahitya Akademi Award for A New World, and the Betty Trask Award and Commonwealth Writers Prize for A Strange and Sublime Address. The Immortals was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book. It proceeded to be recognized in 2009 as a New Yorker Book of the Year, a San Francisco Chronicle Book of the Year and Reviewers Choice, among the Best Books of 2009 in the Boston Globe and the Irish Times. In 2009, he was essential for the board of judges of the Man Booker International Prize.

To add more, Amit Chaudhuri is likewise a prepared vocalist in the Indian old style custom and he additionally forms Indo-Western combination music. He is chipping away at a global melodic task absorbing raga, jazz, the blues, rock, techno and disco.