A professor of English by profession, Arindam Borkataki is a critic, essayist and an editor. He has written four books on literay criticism. . His areas of interests include Poetics, Literary criticism and Conflict studies .He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Youth Award and Munin Borkataki award in 2011 for his first book Anusilon. He was formerly editor of Prakah, a literary journal published by Assam Publication Board , Editor Translation Project , and Associate Editor, Hisory Encyclopedia Project , Asom Sahitya Sabha. Presenly he is a member of Assam Publication Board and Language Advisory committee, Sahitya Akademi.