We are happy to announce that Sananta Tanty will be conferred with the Assam Valley Literary Award, along with Yeshe Dorjee Thongchi and Rita Chowdhury, on 24 March 2018. Instituted by the Williamson Magor Education Trust, this is one of the highest literary awards for the Assamese literature. The award ceremony will be held in Guwahati.
As we celebrate, our gratitude to Sananta Tanty for his unsurpassable contribution to Assamese poetry.
Red River (formerly i write imprint) was honoured to publish an English translation of Tanty’s poems, ‘Selected Poems Sananta Tanty’ in 2017, which was longlisted for the first Jayadev National Poetry Award 2017. You can get the book here. http://www.amazon.in/dp/8192935531