Northeast Authors

Northeast India has nurtured a rich and diverse tapestry of writers, each with their own unique storytelling finesse. Here, we proudly present a collection of authors from this culturally diverse region, showcasing their literary contributions that beautifully encapsulate the essence, traditions, and stories that make Northeast India an unparalleled literary treasure trove. 

Alina Aier

Alina Aier (1)

Alina Aier is a nom de plume of Imlijungla Aier. She is 16 years old and is a committed bibliophile...

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Anjum Hasan (6)

Anjum Hasan is an Indian author and poet. She was born in Shillong, Meghalaya, and currently resides in Bangalore. Hasan...

Ankush Saikia

Ankush Saikia (9)

Ankush Saikia (born 1975 in Tezpur, Assam) is an Indian author. He grew up in Madison, Wisconsin; Assam; and Shillong,...

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Anungla Zoe Longkumer (1)

ANUNGLA ZOE LONGKUMER can best be described as a free individual discovering her way through creative pursuits in music, writing,...

Aruni Kashyap

Aruni Kashyap (3)

Aruni Kashyap is a writer and translator. He is the author of the novel The House With a Thousand Stories...

Arupjyoti Saikia

Arupjyoti Saikia (2)

Arupjyoti Saikia is a professor of history at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. He held the Agrarian Studies Programme...

Asenla Yanger Ozukum

Asenla Yanger Ozukum (1)

Asenla Yanger Ozukum is a book reviewer, academic & a doctoral scholar, who describes herself as a literature professor by...

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Asok Pillai (1)

Asok Pillai was born in Chayang Tajo, Arunachal Pradesh, in 1975. He did his schooling and college education in Arunachal...

Avinuo Kire

Avinuo Kire (3)

Avinuo Kire lives in Kohima and works at the State Resource Centre for Women, under the Government of Nagaland. ....

Azahto Kiba

Azahto Kiba (1)

Azahto Kiba, a former engineer, underwent a spiritual metamorphosis after a life-altering battle with a brain tumor, leading him to...

Banta Natung

Banta Natung (1)

Banta Natung hails from Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, and he is the author of the novella titled "Memoirs of a Boy

Bijoya Sawian

Bijoya Sawian (2)

Bijoya Sawian is a writer and translator who splits her time between Shillong and Dehradun. She has a Master’s degree...

Chan Chan Hongchui

Chan Chan Hongchui (1)

Chan Chan Hongchui, a graduate from Miranda House Delhi University has released her first poetry book titled ‘How Many Indian...

Chansa Makan

Chansa Makan (1)

Chansa Makan is an Imphal-born, Tangkhul Naga from Ukhrul district of Manipur. He studied English Literature from Nehu, Shillong. He...

Chetan Raj Shrestha

Chetan Raj Shrestha (2)

Chetan Raj Shrestha was born in 1978 in Gangtok, Sikkim. He is a trained architect, specializing in conservation architecture. He...

Chirmi Shimray

Chirmi Shimray (2)

True to her Aquarius free-spirited nature, Chirmi Shimray is the fiercely independent daughter of the wind and the endless blue...

Daribha Lyndem

Daribha Lyndem (1)

DARIBHA LYNDEM is a writer and civil servant from Shillong. She currently works with the Indian Revenue Service as a...

Dhruba Hazarika

Dhruba Hazarika (3)

Dhruba Hazarika hails from Assam, North-Eastern State in India. He writes in English. He is the author of novels 'A...

Dolly Kikon

Dolly Kikon (1)

DOLLY KIKON is an anthropologist whose work focuses on the political economy of extractive resources, militarisation, migration, indigeneity, food cultures...

Dr Achingliu Kamei

Dr Achingliu Kamei (6)

Dr. Achingliu Kamei is an Assistant Professor in English Department in Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College, Delhi University. She did...

Dr Namrata Goswami

Dr Namrata Goswami (1)

Dr. Namrata Goswami is an author, professor and consultant specializing in space policy, international relations, and ethnic identity

Dr. Buno Iralu

Dr. Buno Iralu (1)

Dr. Buno Iralu, a gifted poet and photographer, draws inspiration from her Nagaland roots. Educated at Patkai Christian College, she...

easterine kire

Easterine Kire (11)

Easterine Kire (Iralu) is a poet, writer, and novelist from Nagaland. She is one of the finest story tellers from...

Elongshila Jamir

Elongshila Jamir (2)

Elongshila Jamir hails from the picturesque Yimjenkimong village in Nagaland, a region that echoes with cultural richness and natural beauty....

Hannah Lalhlanpuii

Hannah Lalhlanpuii (2)

Hannah Lalhlanpuii is a Phd Scholar from Mizoram. As a PhD research scholar, she felt compelled to offer an unbiased...

Heigomzoing Zeliang

Heigomzoing Zeliang (1)

Heigomzoing Zeliang is a freelance writer and author's editor. He also teaches Philosophy and Oriental Religions. So in a more...

Hikano H Awomi

Hikano H Awomi (1)

The author can be reached on his facebook account – Hikano Hkkill Awomi and on his Instagram account – @hikanohawomi.

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Hmingthanzuali (1)

HMINGTHANZUALI teaches at the Department of History & Ethnography, Mizoram University where she has spent over a decade. She has...

Inakali Assumi

Inakali Assumi (3)

Inakali Assumi is an author, researcher, and an educator. She has an MA, M.Phil and a Ph.D degree in English...

Jahnavi Barua

Jahnavi Barua (3)

Jahnavi Barua is an Indian author from Assam. She is the author of 'Next Door', a critically acclaimed collection of...

Janice Pariat

Janice Pariat (5)

Janice Pariat is the author of Boats on Land: A Collection of Short Stories and Seahorse: A Novel. She was...

Jim Wungramyao Kasom

Jim Wungramyao Kasom (2)

Jim Wungramyao Kasom, a gifted photographer, storyteller, and the author behind "Homecoming and Other Stories," presents a captivating collection of...

Jon Pebi Tato

Jon Pebi Tato (2)

Jon Pebi Tato is a passionate storyteller and writer from the captivating landscapes of Arunachal Pradesh. Hailing from the serene...

Kemya Yanlem

Kemya Yanlem (1)

Kemya Yanlem is a writer from Mon, Nagaland. She has a Bachelor's in English Literature from KL Bajoria college shillong...

Kuzo Kezo

Kuzo Kezo (1)

Kuzo Kezo is a 12-year-old boy, studying in class 7. At st. Mary's cathedral higher secondary school, kohima. He is...

Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih

Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih (5)

Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih is an Indian poet and writer from the state of Meghalaya. He was born on 23 July...

L Somi Roy

L. Somi Roy (2)

L. Somi Roy is a cultural conservationist and curator who writes on film, culture and polo for publications in India...

Linthoi Chanu

Linthoi Chanu (4)

Linthoi Chanu is a writer from Manipur. Her area of interest and focus remains Manipuri folk lore, myths, and legends,...

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Lum Shaiza (1)

Lum Shaiza, a native of Ukhrul Town in Manipur, is the author of the newly released poetry book titled "Things...

M K Binodini Devi

M K Binodini Devi (1)

Binodini (M.K. Binodini Devi, 1922-2011) was a Manipuri novelist, short story writer, dramatist, screenwriter, essayist and lyricist. She was the...

Mamang Dai

Mamang Dai (7)

Mamang Dai is an Indian poet, novelist and journalist based in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. She was born on 23 February...

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Mary Vanlalthanpuii (1)

MARY VANLALTHANPUII has been a research fellow at the Asiatic Society, Kolkata (2017-2021) and was a part time lecturer at...

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Merasen-na Jamir (3)

Merasen-na Jamir is twenty-three years old and is currently pursuing her Msc In Counselling Psychology. She is also the author...

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Michelle Rungsung (1)

Michelle Rungsung, an introverted writer residing in New Delhi, India, has grappled with expressing her thoughts and emotions openly. Writing...

Mitra Phukan

Mitra Phukan (3)

Mitra Phukan is a writer, translator, columnist and trained classical vocalist who lives in Guwahati, Assam. Her published literary works...

Mmhonlumo Kikon

Mmhonlumo Kikon (2)

Mmhonlumo Kikon is an Aspen Fellow and the author of two poetry collections: The Penmi Poems (2018) and The Village...

Nandita Haksar

Nandita Haksar (2)

Nandita Haksar is a human-rights lawyer, teacher, campaigner and writer. She has represented the victims of army atrocities in the...

Ngathingkhui Jagoi

Ngathingkhui Jagoi (1)

Mr Ngathingkhui Jagoi has a long experience associating with various newspapers - The Aja, The Imphal Free Press, Nagaland Post,...

Nzan Kikon

Nzan Kikon (2)

Nzan Kikon is a Counselling Psychologist by profession but a philosopher at heart and a scientist from the head. He...

Nzanmongi Jasmine Patton (2)

Nzanmongi Jasmine Patton is an assistant professor in the Department of English, Gargi College, University of Delhi. She has diverse...

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Parishmita Baruah (1)

Parishmita Baruah, an Indian poet, novelist, and editor, has garnered acclaim for her book, “Streamlined Soul.” Her literary journey began...

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Parismita Singh (1)

Parismita Singh is a writer, graphic novelist and educationist. Her graphic novel The Hotel at the End of the World...

Ponung Ering Angu

Ponung Ering Angu (4)

The author was born and bought up at Pasighat and has written and self-published 3 books. Presently she is serving...

Rajesh Konsam

Rajesh Konsam (1)

Rajesh Konsam is a young novelist and poet with a knack for twisted plots, morally ambiguous characters, and deep introspection....

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Richard Rizat Kashung (2)

Richard Rizat Kashung, a literary aficionado, poet, and author, made his mark with his debut work, 'The Blue Harbinger.' Following...

Robin Ngangom

Robin S. Ngangom (2)

Robin Singh Ngangom was born in Imphal, Manipur of North Eastern India. He is a bilingual poet who writes in...

Samrat Choudhury

Samrat Choudhury (2)

Samrat Choudhury a.k.a. Samrat X is a journalist and author from Shillong, India. He is a former editor of broadsheet...

Santa Khurai

Santa Khurai (1)

Santa Khurai is a courageous and inspirational figure in the LGBTQ community in Manipur, India. Born male, she always identified...

Sentilong Ozukum

Sentilong Ozukum (5)

Sentilong is a civil servant, motivational speaker, screenwriter and an emerging literary voice from North East India. His works include...

Siddhartha Deb

Siddhartha Deb (2)

Born in Shillong, north-eastern India, Siddhartha Deb lives in Harlem, New York. His fiction and nonfiction have been longlisted for...

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Soibam Haripriya (1)

SOIBAM HARIPRIYA is a poet and researcher. Her work has appeared in several anthologies including Centrepiece: New Writing and Art from Northeast...

Soina Oinam

Sonia Oinam (1)

Sonia Oinam was born in Imphal, Manipur, India. As a young girl, she had started writing poetry during her school...

Subi Taba

Subi Taba (1)

Subi Taba was born in Arunachal Pradesh. She has a great love for literature and aspires to be an acclaimed...

Temsula Ao

Temsula Ao (5)

Temsula Ao was born in October 1945 at Jorhat, Assam. She received her B.A with Distinction from Fazl Ali College,...

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Thingnam Anjulika Samom (1)

THINGNAM ANJULIKA SAMOM is an independent journalist, writer and translator based in Imphal, Manipur. Her journalistic writing focusing on gender,...

Tialila Kikon

Tialila Kikon (4)

Tialila Kikon is a poet, writer and educator based in Dimapur, Nagaland. Her poems and stories have appeared in various...

Twinto visuho

Twinto Visuho (1)

Hailing from the town of Satakha, Twinto Visuho is an aspiring theologian deeply passionate about fostering a love for books...

Varening Konghay

Varening Konghay (1)

Varening Konghay is an artist and an aspiring author, with a degree in English Literature. A product of different cities,...

Veio Pou

Veio Pou (1)

Veio Pou teaches in the Department of English, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi. He reads moderately, writes occasionally,...

Velory Irungbam

Velory Irungbam (2)

Velory Irungbam is an author of two books, a full-time mother, painter, healer, and aspiring Transformational Coach from Manipur, currently...

Vishu Rita Krocha

Vishü Rita Krocha (4)

Vishü Rita Krocha is a poet, author and journalist from Nagaland. Her first book, which she co-authored with her sister...

Visier Meyasetsu Sanyu

Visier Meyasetsu Sanyu (1)

Visier Meyasetsu Sanyü is an Elder of the Meyasetsu clan of the Angami tribe, Khonoma, Nagaland. He has a Batchelor...

Wedekhro Naro

Wedekhro Naro (4)

Wedekhro Naro is a waiter by profession and a writer by heart. He currently works at the Four Seasons Hotels...

Yishey Doma

Yishey Doma (1)

Yishey Doma is a versatile writer known for her roles as a journalist and poet. Her captivating books, including "Sikkim:...

Yuimi Vashum

Yuimi Vashum (1)

Yuimi Vashum is an author of Love, Lust & Loyalty, an educator and a social activist.