Aju Mukhopadhyay is a bilingual poet, essayist, feature and fiction writer. His features and articles include those on travel, food, health, culture and festivals, on Sri Aurobindo and the Mother, on nature, environment, spiritualism and many others. He has three books of short stories and two books of poems among his 12 books in Bangla. He has authored 11 books in English which include poems, biography, novel, short stories, essays on environment and other subjects. Among them one is exclusively on short verses like haiku and tanka. He has been regularly writing in magazines, e-zines and sometimes in newspapers. Some of his works have been translated in other languages and included in anthologies.
Besides a Certificate of Competence as a Published Writer by the Writers Bureau, Manchester and prize on short story, he has been declared the best poet of the year 2003 among others, by the Poet’s International, Bangalore and awarded 2007 Editor’s Choice Published Poet award by The International Library of Poetry, USA. He has been nominated as the member of the Research Board of the American Biographical Institute.
He is a conservationist, nature and animal lover. He works and writes for them. He is member of many renowned literary and other establishments.
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Bibliography: His published books in Bengali are 12 in Nos.11 books written in English are: Sri Aurobindo’s Ideal of Freedom and Human Unity (Essays), Mother of all Beings (Biography), Lord Ganesha (Monograph), The Witness Tree, In Celebration of Nature, The Paper Boat (Poems), Short Verse Vast Universe (Haiku and other short verses), White Bird and its Black Shadow (Short Stories), Water and Pondicherry Environment (Environmental) and In Train (novel).