Amit Chaudhuri was born in 1962 in Kolkata (previous Calcutta) and grew up in Mumbai (previous Bombay). He has authored novels like a Peculiar and Sublime Tackle, Afternoon Raag, Independence Song, A brand new World and The Immortals. He has penned small tales including Genuine Time: Stories in addition to a Reminiscence when he has also prepared a collection of poetry titled St. Cyril Road and Other Poems. His non-fiction is effective include things like: D. H. Lawrence and ‘Variation’: Postcoloniality as well as the Poetry of the Existing, Smaller Orange Flags and Clearing a Space: Reflections on India, Literature and Culture. Many of his other writings are included in Picador/Vintage Reserve of recent Indian Literature and Memory's Gold: Writings on Calcutta.
At present, Amit Chaudhuri teaches Modern Literature at the College of East Anglia. In 2009, he was created Fellow from the Royal Modern society of Literature. He attended College University in London where he examined English and handed out having a Top quality. He concluded his PhD on Vital Theory as well as poetry of D.H. Lawrence from Balliol Higher education in Oxford. He was a Dervorguilla Scholar throughout his times in Oxford. He was also a Artistic Arts Fellow at Wolfson University, Oxford. Previously, he taught the Commonwealth and Intercontinental Literature area at Cambridge. He also taught at Columbia University during the U.S. and Free of charge University in Germany. Even further he has participated and contributed to lectures and readings at academic institutions for instance Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Yale, The college of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, the Section of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University, the College of California, Berkeley, UC Santa Cruz, Wellesley University, the University of Chicago, Penn Condition University and Emory College.
Amit Chaudhuri is the receiver of many awards. He won the Encore Award for his novel, The Afternoon Raag, L. a. Occasions Reserve Prize and Sahitya Akademi Award for the New World, plus the Betty Trask Award and Commonwealth Writers Prize for A Strange and Sublime Handle. The Immortals was shortlisted to the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best E book. It went on to become acknowledged in Prevod sa srpskog na engleski jezik 2009 as a completely new Yorker E book in the Calendar year, a San Francisco Chronicle Ebook of the 12 months and Reviewers Option, Amongst the Greatest Guides of 2009 while in the Boston Globe along with the Irish Occasions. In 2009, he was Component of the panel of judges of Prevod teksta sa srpskog na engleski jezik the Man Booker Intercontinental Prize.
To incorporate extra, Amit Chaudhuri is additionally a properly trained singer inside the Indian classical custom and he also composes Indo-Western fusion songs. He's focusing on a world musical venture assimilating raga, jazz, the blues, rock, techno and disco.