Vattacharja Chandan.

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Vattacharja Chandan is a zinester, writer and mail artist.

His new innovative concepts of Prakalpana, Sarbangin Poetry, Chetanavyasism... and other terms and forms have been around the international independent literary zine scene for quite a long time. Apart from India, Bangladesh, Brazil, Italy ( Anterem, Offerta Speciale ) his work has also been published in the U.S.A. (Generator, Absinthe, Cathay, Texture, Short Fuse, Drunken Boat) and so and so.


He has performed poetry with or without music in countless occasions. His self-composed album of songs is Jug Jug Jio (Music Millennia, 1999). He has represented India at the Asian Literary Leaders Conference in Washington DC ,in 1997. He was felicitated by the Bengali Personality Conference at Dhaka in 2000 and by the Bangladesh Poets Foundation in 2004.

Upcoming Event

Among his next upcoming event is the PrakalpanA LitfesT on 6th September 2009 at Kolkata.

Who's Who

Indexed in several who's who books in India, Asia and the World including by Marquis, U.S.A..

On Going Project

A bilingual epic book of prakalpana entitled Cosmosphere. The first part of the Bangla version: Atiprithibi 1 is due out this year.


  • I Won't be a Pet Bird (bilingual poetry book}.
  • Upsurging Prakalpana (edited bilingual prakalpana anthology).
  • Prakalpana Andoloner Istahar (manifesto of Prakalpana Movement}.
  • Byabiloner Shunya Bagane (poetry book).
  • Saral Karo: Valobasa (poetry book}.
  • Porimondal (prakalpana book).


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