|Sahitya Gourav Indian English poet, Jaydeep Sarangi , is a bilingual writer, academic, editor, translator, academic administrator and the author of a number of significant publications (including thirty books) on Postcolonial issues, Indian Writing in English and Australian Literature in reputed journals/magazines in India and abroad. He is the mentor of many academic and literary peer reviewed journals and has been taken the editorial board of several refereed journals in India and abroad like, Mascara Literary Review (Sydney,Australia), VOICES(Kolkata),Virtuoso(Hyderabad),Cavalcade (Nigeria), Pegasus (Agra), The Okigbo Review (Nigeria), Unheard Melody , Parnassus (RaeBarelly) Prosopisia(Ajmer), Labyrinth(Gwalior),Indian Journal of World Literature and Culture (Bhubaneswar), IJPCL (Kerala), Scholastic International Journal of Language and Literature (Chennai) , Reflections (Tezu),ArsArtium, (Ghaziabad),Conjunctions- An International Refereed Journal of Language, Literature & Culture(Jalandhar).He edits "New Fiction Journal" ( ISSN 0978 – 6863).He has collaborated as peer reviewer for CLR,Universitat Jaume I,Spain. He is one of the Editors, "Writers Editors Critics" and the Vice President, GIEWEC (head office at Kerala). He is one of the founder members and the Vice President of SPELL(Society for Poetry,Education,Literature and Language)in Kolkata. Dr Sarangi has delivered keynote address in several national and international seminar and conferences. His Bengali book of poems, “Lal Palasher Renu” has been reviewed extensively. His latest book of poems is "From Dulong to Beas" (New Delhi,2012). Dr. Paula Hayes (USA) in her Introduction to the book comments, “a few of Jaydeep’s poems reach toward asking metaphysical questions.” Professor Dora Sales of University Jaume I ,Castellón, Spain comments , “As we all know, India has a rich literary tradition. JaydeepSarangi is a splendid member of this endless family. Truly, a poet of note.”About his latest book of poems,'Silent Days' “Jaydeep Sarangi gives a fresh paint to everyday living. ‘Small rivers’ near tribal villages are his haunts. His language can be unorthodox, where a rock can turn into a ‘reckless flow”, but his poems are a rewarding read, with the scent of herbs coming through the pages.” comments Keki Daruwalla ,one of the leading Indian writers in English and the recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award. "A Door-Somewhere?" (2014) , his latest collection was released at Rzeszów University,Poland.Widely anthologised and reviewed as a poet and a critic, Sarangi has six collections(From Dulung to Beas, Silent days, A Doorsomewhere, The Wall and Other Poems) of poems, latest being To Whom I Return Each Day (2017) released in Italy. Mamang Dai says, “I read Jaydeep Sarangi’s poems as leaning towards the spiritual, a searching.” He has delivered keynote, plenary and invited speeches on Indian poetry, Postcolonial literature and dalit literary movements in different continents. He has recently edited Stories of Social Awakening: Reflections of Dalit Refugee Lives of Bengal(2017).
Dr Sarangi's poems ,articles and reviews have appeared in different refereed international journals and magazines in several countries.He has read poems on different shores and reviews on his works have appeared worlwide.He has guest edited three issues for muse india on marginal literatures from the Eastern India and the North East and Derek Walcott.He has been invited as resource person/writer in several universities in India , Australia,Poland,Germany,Slovakia,Italy and USA.
Dr. Jaydeep Sarangi is Associate Professor, the Deptt. English , Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri College (Calcutta University), 30,Prince Anwar Shah Road,Kolkata-700033,WB, India.
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