Dhauli Books

Harekrishna Deka

Harekrishna Deka (1943) is a poet, short story writer, novelist and a critic, who principally writes in Assamese, his mother tongue. He received Sahitya Akademi award for his poetry collection Aan Ejon (Another One) in 1987. He is also a recipient of Assam Valley Literary award (2010) considered to be the highest literary award in Assamese language.Regarded as one of the foremost creative writers in Assamese, he set new trends in poetry and fiction in his language. He has started writing poetry in English and A Touch of Time is the first collection of his English poems.