Jayanta Madhab Bora is an eminent writer and translator. He is currently Senior Lecturer in Physics at the District Institute of Education and Training, Government of Assam.
He began writing from his childhood. His first novel Amrit, for which he got Giridhor Sarma award from Asom Xahityo Sobha was published in 1987. His first short story collection Judhdhobhumi was also published in 1987. His works includes 13 novels, 8 short stories collections, 5 children books. 2 research-based books. He has also translated 6 books from English to Assamese. He has also edited several books and written and directed 12 video documentaries and 64 TV serials.
He also writes lots of dramas for radio. He is the recipient of the Ambikagiri Roychaudhury Award for his short story collection Jakoiya Sowali. He is recipient of Syed Abdul Malik award and Sahitya Akademi Award for his novel Moriahola.