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SHYAMAL GANGOPADHYAY SHORT STORY AWARD 2023
Celebrating the 90th birth anniversary of writer Shyamal Gangopadhyay, on Saturday 25th March 2023, the Shyamal Gangopadhyay Chhotogalpo Samman/Short Story Award 2023 was presented at Kolkata Rotary Sadan Theater at 6 pm under the initiative of The Antonym and Golpo Mela.
Welcome Music: Riddhi Bandopadhyay
Welcome Address: Biswadeep Chakraborty, Executive Editor, The Antonym
Book release: Chandaneshwar Junction by Shyamal Gangopadhyay (Translated by Chaiti Mitra) & Flaming Flowers (Translated collection of short stories by seven women writers from Bengal and Bangladesh).
Discussions on Shyamal Gangopadhyay’s Literary Works and Translations: Tilottama Majumder, Rajtendra Mukhopadhyay, Chaiti Mitra, and Bishnupriya Chowdhury.
Music: Ratul Chanda Roy
President’s Address: Abhijit Sen
Antonym Moving Words Monthly: 18 December 2022
The book Stalks of Lotus, an anthology of six short stories by Indrani Datta was launched. To celebrate this occasion, we had a book release, and a conversation followed. It was followed by an invited reading by Upal Mukhopadhyay.
The book The Caged, written by Ahana Biswas, and translated from Bengali by Shamita Das Dasgupta, was released and a conversation titled Women Translating Women ensued with the writer and the translator. Other events and readings were also a part of the program.