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Poet, novelist, dramatist, essay-writer and originator of Hungryalist Movement in India. Has published more than 60 books. Writes in English, Bengali and Hindi


Background Information

Malay Roychoudhury is a Bengali poet  and novelist whose works have been translated in other languages of the world. In India he is famous for having launched the Hungryalist Movement during the 1960s  which changed the course of Bengali literature. This movement had impacted other literatures in Indian languages. During the movement he was visited by Octavio Paz, Allen Ginsberg, Gary Snyder, Ernesto Cardenal, Howard Mc Cord, Daisy Aldan and many other writers. His works have been published in magazines edited by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Margaret Randall, Carl Weissner, Carol Berge, Howard McCord, Dick Bakken, Amiri Baraka and others.

He has translated in Bengali the poems of Blake, Tzara, Ginsberg, Akhmatova, Mandelstam, Mayakovsky, Lorca, Neruda, Brecht, Pasternak, Parra, Angelou, Cardenal, and many others

Birth Place
Mumbai,  India
Accomplishments

Sahitya Academy Award from Government of India, which, however was not accepted as Malay Roychoudhury is averse to literary and cultural awards.

Contact Information

A504 Krishna Palace, Asha Nagar, Kandivali (East) 
Mumbai  400101   India
Contact Author: Malay Roychoudhury
Favorite Links

Bengali Site About Malay
The site has 40 poems, a short story, a novel, an essay and interviews.

Essay on Hungryalist Movement
An essay on the Hungryalist Movement in Bengali Literature during 1960s.


It contains my works as well as articles on me




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