Hridayananda Gogoi

At a Glance

Hridayananda Gogoi, born in Assam, India, starts his career as a journalist in the early 90s. His stature as Editor, Critic, and Poet of repute figures prominently in the field of Indian literature.

His in-depth study and analytical perspectives always bothers in a different way and helps readers to follow and understand different features and outlook of the great Indian writers. He has published all together twenty nine books so far and participated in several National and International Conferences in USA, UK, South Africa, Thailand, India and other countries. His scholarly works include Study of Ramayana, World Peace Initiatives and Humanities. He has been honored with numerous achievements.

Present Positions:  

  1. Editor, SWARNALIPI,     
  2. Editor, NORTH EAST MAIL,           
  3. Chairman , ASIA FOUNDATION  (NGO).
  4. Executive Member, Asam Sahitya Sabha
  5. Convenor, Language Implementation Committee, Asam Sahitya Sabha                                                                                                                                               

Previous Positions:

  1. Member, Advisory Board, Sahitya Akademi,Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India  (Assamese)   for consecutive Two Terms:  10 Years (2003-2012)
  2. Assistant Editor, Gariyoshi, The Assam Tribune (1996-2010)
  3. General Secretary, International Ramayana Conference,2003
  4. Member, Citizen Charter, Brahmaputra Board Task Force,Ministry of WR Govt. of India
  5. Joint Secretary & Executive Member, Assam Academy for Cultural Relations.
  6. Executive Member, Publication Board, Assam, Govt. of Assam

Experience in Publication:
Since 1992–

Experience in Editing/Journalism/Contact with Literary Comm:
Since 1992- onwards

Total Books Published:   39 nos.

As Film Director:

1.         His directorial debut “Rare Folk Songs of Assam” for Sahitya Akademi, established his intense visual style.

2.         The “Indigenous Songs of Assam” for Asian Views Dot Net proclaimed his genius to the world that has since applauded his evocation of mood and melancholy with colors and sounds evident in the rich treasures of beautiful blue land of rivers and hills. 

Visited:


In connection with different International Conferences visited   

 United States of America, United Kingdom, South Africa, Thailand and UAE etc.

Technical Qualification/Knowledge/Experience:

  • General Knowledge of Indian Literature & Culture including Eastern part of India and contacts with Literary Community.
  • Twenty five (25) years experience in execution of editing, journalistic jobs with various capacities.
  • Twenty five (25) years experience in organizing literary programmes, publications, processing of documents/minutes.
  • Experience in Office Administration, Rules, procedures and Accounts.
  • Knowledge of computer application i.e.: Microsoft Office Word, Photoshop, PageMaker, Internet Explorer and Website editing, maintaining & uploading.  
  • Practical Experience of eight years in online computer editing, maintaining & uploading websites.
  • Practical Experience of sixteen years in editing literary & scholarly manuscripts and over-seeing through various stages of production & publication of numerous works, including Layout, typography, designing & printing process, ordering blocks, proof reading as well as working in the newspaper organizations for several years.
  • Knowledge of Book production and publication.
  • Research Experience: Several Projects on Indian Literature & Culture.
  • Received Sahitya Akademi Grant for the study of Kannada Literature and Culture, (1996), Dept. of Culture, Govt. of India.  
  • Research Publication:

Dr Indira Goswami: In Search of Modernity: (an analytical study of the fictional world of Dr. Indira Goswami).

Published by B R Publishing Corporations, 2010, New Delhi.  (In English).

  • Research Fellowship:
  • Junior Research Fellowship from Dept. of Culture, Govt. of India (2000) in the subject: Reflection of Tribal Art & Culture in Modern Assamese Short Story.
  • Senior Research Fellowship from Dept. of Culture, Govt. of India (2014) in the subject: Bodo Life & Culture.

Chaired Session:

  1. He chaired session in the International Multilingual Poetry Festival, Birmingham, UK, 2006,
  2. He chaired an International Session on “Gandhi’s Philosophy and Nonviolence” in International Conference on Gandhi, organized by the Embassy of India in Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand, 2007
  3. He chaired National Level Short Stories session at Ahmadabad in Western & Eastern Writers Meet held by Sahitya Akademi, in June, 2008.

Recognitions/Achievements:

  1. Received Sahitya Akademi Travel Grant for the study of Kannada Literature and Culture, (1996), Dept. of Culture, Govt. of India,
  2. Asom Sahitya Sabha awarded (1999) his book “Galpa Aru Shilpa’: The Best Short Stories of Four Decades of Dr. Bhabendranath Saikia,
  3. Research Fellowship of Government of India, (2000).
  4. He has participated & presented papers in the 18th International Ramayana Conference, Durban, South Africa, 2002,
  5. He organized as General Secretary, The International Conference on Ramayana in Guwahati in 2003,
  6. He participated in the seminar series on “Constitutional Safeguard for the Indigenous People of the North East” organized by N E Foundation with Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, 2004
  7. He participated & presented papers in the 21st International Ramayana Conference, New York, USA, 2005,
  8. He participated & presented papers in the 22nd International Ramayana Conference, Birmingham, UK, 2006.
  9. He presented his poems in the International Multilingual Poetry Festival, Birmingham, UK, 2006,
  10. He participated & presented papers on “Relevance of Gandhi’s Philosophy and Nonviolence in achieving Conflict Resolutions” in International Conference on Gandhi, Bangkok, Thailand, 2007 & received high appreciation.
  11. He chaired an International Session on “Gandhi’s Philosophy and Nonviolence” in International Conference on Gandhi, organized by the Embassy of India in Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand, 2007.
  12. He Participated in the North East poetry Festival, Guwahati, 2007
  13. He participated in the workshop on “Media Rights Monitoring & Advocacy” conducted by International Federation of Journalists & Indian Journalists’ Union, 2008
  14. He participated in the workshop on “Union Leadership & Organizing” conducted by International Federation of Journalists & Indian Journalists’ Union, 2008
  15. He chaired National Level Short Stories session at Ahmadabad in Western & Eastern Writers Meet held by Sahitya Akademi, in June, 2008.
  16. He participated & presented the papers on “North East Poetry Today” at Porbondar, Gujarat, in Western & Eastern Writers Meet held by Sahitya Akademi, in July, 2008,
  17. He participated and presented the paper on “North East Literature Today” at Mumbai in Nov, 2008 & received high appreciations.

Hridayananda Gogoi   —

Published Books: (Total 36 nos.) 1996-2019

Short Story (2)

Sare Robo Sapoon Dusakut, Vithi Prakashan, 1996.

Kalpurusar Cha, Asom Book Depot, 1998

Poetry (4)

Bon Tulasi, Anamika Granthalaya, Jyoti Prakashan, 1998.

Mahogany Bakulani, FriendsPublication, 2003.

Lady Moon, Poetry (In English), Zenith Creation, 2005.

Mritokor Rokhyak  (Translation of K N Daruwala’s Sahitya Akademi Award winning English Poetry Collection), Asian Views Dot Net, 2012

Ananda Ne Bishadot, Asian Views Dot Net, 2016

  • Criticism/Research Publications (3)
  • Adhunikotar Sandhanot Mamoni Raisom (an analytical study of the fictional world of Dr. Indira Goswami),Jyoti Prakashan, 2002.
  • Dr Indira Goswami: In Search of Modernity: B R Publishing Corporations, 2010, New Delhi.  (In English)
  • Chari Dosokor Nirbachit Grantha (a critical essays on selected Assamese Books from Nilmoni Phukan to Mamoni Raisom), Chandra Prakash, 2015
  • Sampadakiyo, (Editorials of Swarnalipi) Asian Views Dot Net, 2016
  • Essays(3)
  • Charijan Bisistha Kabi , Asom Sahitya Sabha,1998.
  • Rod Aru Jonakor Chat, Abhijatri Prakashan, 1999.
  • Ramdhenur Rong Akash Aru Nakshatra,  Purbanchal Prakash, 2000.
  • Interviews (2)
  • Dr. Bhabendranath Saikiar Jibonar Digh Aru Bani (an All India Radio interview based Life Sketch), Jyoti Prakashan, 2004.                    

Interview in Imagination

  • Ekatmotar Dostabej: Chandra Prasad Saikiar Logot Ek Kalponik Sakhyatkar, Akhor Prakash, Guwahati, 2008.
  • Biography (1)
  • Dr. Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya, Asom Book Depot, 1998.
  • Edited (18)
  • Imdad Ullah (Tribute),Writers’ Association, 1998.
  • Ramdhenur Shrestha Galpa (short story), Jyoti Prakashan, 1st edition        1997, 2nd ed. – 1999 etc.
  • Jibon Swapnar Anuranan : Chandra Prasad Saikia (essays by several writers), Jyoti Prakashan,1999.
  • Galpa Aru Shilpa: Dr. Bhabendranath Saikiar Charita Dashakor Shrestha Galpa (short story), Jyoti Prakashan, 1st edition, 1998, 2nd edition – 2000. (Received Asom Sahitya Sabha Award for best printing & designing)
  • Uttar Ramdhenu Yugar Nirbachita Galpa (short story), Jyoti Prakashan,1999.
  • Syed Abdul Malik Rachanawali (Vol. I) jtly., Published by Kasturi, 2000
  • Syed Abdul Malik Rachanawali (Vol. II) jtly., Published by Kasturi, 2000
  • Syed Abdul Malik Rachanawali (Vol. III) jtly., Published by Kasturi, 2000
  • Syed Abdul Malik Rachanawali (Vol. IV) jtly., Published by Kasturi, 2000
  • Syed Abdul Malik Rachanawali (Vol. V) jtly., Published by Kasturi, 2000
  •  Lakshminath Bezbaruar Galpa Samagra, (short story), Jyoti Prakashan, 2001.
  •  Ekhon Nilikha Chithir Kathakhini, (short stories of Syed Abdul Malik), Banalata, 2001.

  •  Bortaman, (short story on terrorism), Centre for Eastern Studies, 2001.
  • Dostabejor Natun Pristha of Dr Mamoni Raisom Goswami  (Memoirs), Jyoti Prakashan, 2007.
  •  Nirbachita Asamiya Chuti Galpa: (Selected Assamese short stories) jointly edited with Gobinda Prasad Sarma, Sailen Bharali & Hridayananda Gogoi, Sahitya Akademi, 2008.
  •  Splendour in the Grass, (English translation of Selected Assamese short stories jointly edited with Dr. Gobinda Prasad Sarma, Dr. Sailen Bharali & Hridayananda Gogoi. Translation Editor- Dr. Hiren Gohain for the English version), Sahitya Akademi, 2010.
  • Chandra Prasad Saikia Rachanawali vol; 1 Publication Board Assam, 2012
  • Chandra Prasad Saikia Rachanawali vol; 2 Publication Board Assam, 2014.