One of the most eminent poets of contemporary Bangladeshi poetry, Nirmalendu Goon was considered a frontline poet of the 1960s, although his first collection Premangshur Rokto Chai [Blood for Premangshu] was not published until 1970. Although popularly known as a poet, he has also written novels, short stories, stories for children, travelogues, autobiographies, essays, interviews, and translated the Vietnamese poet To Huu. He has published around one hundred titles, including 45 collections of verse and 55 collections of prose. He has also written a book on cricket, and exhibited his paintings as a self-taught artist in 2009. Despite his diverse interests the country, the common people and poetry remain the epicentre of his creative life. His writings focus on national crisis,…

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Citation: Mahmood, Masud. "Nirmalendu Goon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 21 September 2021 [, accessed 03 December 2023.]

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