About this author
Mihir Acharya was born in Dinajpur (North Bengal) now a part of Bangladesh in 1927. He shifted to Kolkata where he did his graduation and pursued his post graduation. War, famine, riots he had witnessed it all. At the age of sixteen his journey as a writer had begun.
He is a Marxist in philosophy and is closely associated with the progressive writers. ‘Octopus’ is another story that is much acclaimed, His collection of short stories under the title ‘Neel Chokh’ published in 1952 gained immense popularity.
His writings appeared in Arani, Agrani, Natun Sahitya, Purbasha, Darpan, and Amrita which are the various publications he was associated with. Sukshari was a short story Journal edited by him. It was very popular among its readers. He is at present editor of the magazine ‘Lekhak Samabesh’. He has found a place in Soviet Literature. Though he has managed to participate in many literary works he has always maintained his freedom of expression and individuality in his writings. In fact, he has earned a reputation for being an ‘Anti – Establishment’.
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