NALBARI: The history of Assamese poetry is very rich and a collection of English translations of about 140 Assamese poems representing 101 years of that history since 1900 to 2000 will be published by Griffin Publication very soon. It is an attempt to bring Assamese poetry to the world stage by Manash Jyoti Sarma, the translator of this collection.
The collection titled Voice of Assam will be released worldwide in book form, e-book and kindle form, said Mousumi Sachdeva, the publisher of Griffin Publication. Poet Dr Binoy Kumar Mazumdar said that such a huge collection would attract readers to Assamese poetry worldwide. Sahitya Akademi (Yuva) awardee poet Dr Bijoy Shankar Barman said that this collection would be certainly a massive work for Assamese literature.