Ranjita Biswas wins Sahitya Akademi Award for translation

RANJITA BISWASRanjita Biswas, member of the Bengal network of NWMI, received the Sahitya Akademi’s Best Translation Award (English) for 2018. Ranjita received the award for her translation of “Written in Tears” (Harper Collins), a collection of novellas and short stories by Arupa P Kalita on the theme of conflict in Assam in the 1980-90s.

She was also honoured by the Prag News Channel in Guwahati for her work on Assamese literature, particularly her translations of fiction, in a function telecast on March 8, International Women’s Day, 2018.