Shyamal Gangopadhyay
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 

Antonym Moving Words Monthly 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.
Read an excerpt from Stalks of Lotus here:

Antonym Moving Words Monthly: 20 November 2022 
Antonym Moving Words Monthly November
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.