Akash Chattopadhyay, Chatterjee
Agent: Looking for one
Resides at Calcutta, India.
He did his Journalism, Mass Communication and Creative Writing courses from
Calcutta University, Indira Gandhi University, Bhavan's College and Writing School
(Australia), besides studies in other streams. He has been writing Short Stories,
TV scripts and Features (more than 250 publications) both in English and in
vernacular (Bengali); Contributed to almost all big publishing houses of Bengal,
besides some national magazines, newspapers, TV and Internet.
Manuscripts readied so far: 1 & 2. Compilations of published Bengali Short stories;
3. A compilation of both published and unpublished English Short Stories; 4,5 &
6. Bengali Novels; 7. One English Novella; 8. A book on "The Inside Stories of
Calcutta's Heritage Buildings"; 9. A book of 200 Bengali poems.
Book Published: "SMRITIR SHAHAR KOLKATA", the Bengali book with the
unique inside Stories of Kolkata\'s Heritage Buildings, has been published by
Pritonia Publishers & Distributors, Kolkata in January, 2005 and ADJUDGED AS
THE BESTSELLER in its category in "Kolkata Book Fair", held in Kolkata From
January 26 - February 6.
One of his short stories won a place in The WritersNet Anthology of Prose:
Fiction published by iUniverse.
In his other sphere of life he serves a premier organisation of the Govt. of India as a
scientific personnel, besides providing management and academic solutions to two
global writers agencies.
An ex-footballer (represented Railways in the Junior Nationals and various senior
division football clubs of Kolkata) and a 'Football Blue' of The Calcutta University,
this multidimensional personality has also won numerous awards in many fields-
Short Story Competition, Poetry Writing, Essay & Debate Competition, Football,
Table Tennis, Athletics, Slogan Writing and Photography are some of them. Music
A-Z is his other passion.
His contributions featured in:
Desh, Sananda, Anandabajar Patrika, Bartaman patrika, Sangbad Pratidin,
Manorama, Binodan, The Times of India, Alive, Doordarshan, ETv,
www.pantarbe.com, www.ilovewriters.com, www.sulekhapatrika.com,
www.sristi.tk, WritersNet Anthology: Fiction, etc.
Akash has completed his first baroque English Novel with
the potential of sequels, belonging to literary / mainstream genre.
Interests: Literary Genre of novels besides Mainstream Fictions
Published writer: Yes