Kushal Dutta

Kushal Dutta is an Indian poet, journalist and editor writing in the Assamese language. He has five collections of poems and three other non-fictions. He has also edited a number of literary, cultural, GK, cine magazines, souvenirs and books including Ajit Barua Kabita Samagra (The complete poems of Ajit Barua, 2015). He was awarded the MUNIN BARKOTOKI LITERARY AWARD  from the Munin Barkotoki Memorial Trust (Assam),  the KATHAMALITA AWARD from Kathamalita Magazine (Assam) and the SRIJAN SAHITYA SAMMAN, from Srijan Xahitya Sammelan (West Bengal). Moreover, he has participated in several major literary events, including NEW VOICES (Bhubaneswar 2004),  the 51st AKASHVANI KAVI SAMMELAN (Ujjain 2007), the 31st SAARC FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE (New Delhi, 2010), the 53rd South Asian Literature Festival (New Delhi, 2017) etc. His few poems have been translated into all major Indian regional languages including English and also translated into some major languages of the world. Recently, his poems have been selected for MA Syllabus of Hindi, Cotton University and MA Syllabus of Assamese, North Lakhimpur College (Autonomous, under Dibrugarh University). Kushal Dutta is an amateur photographer and his first ever photo exhibition was held at State Art Gallery, Guwahati 2013. By profession Kushal is a journalist working with Dainik Asam, an Assamese daily from Guwahati.