I’m Your Poet


Author: Nilim Kumar
Translated by Dibyajyoti Sarma

9788195090068 | PB | pp. 178 | 2022 | Red River

I’m Your Poet by Nilim Kumar, translated from the Assamese by Dibyajyoti Sarma is a collection of abstract, vivid poetry where he expresses various ideas.

Ships in 2-4 days

Only 1 left in stock

I’m Your Poet is a collection of Assamese poetry by doctor and poet Nilim Kumar. His range of poetics shift from pathos to high passion. In his poetry it is evident that he cannot stay in one place with his emotions.

This book is a metaphysical meandering of sorts broken into various sections. He presents his abstract ideas so vividly in poetry as to make them almost tangible.


Nilim Kumar
Translator: Dibyajyoti Sarma







Year of Publication:



Red River





Country of Origin:


About the Author

Nilim Kumar is one of the most popular poets of contemporary Assamese literature. He has published a total of seventeen collections of poems, some of which are Achinar Akhukh (1985), Bari Kunwar (1988), Swapnar Relgaari (1991), Seluoi Gadhuli (1992), Topanir Baagicha (1994), Panit Dhou Dhoubor Mach (1990), Narakashur and Atmakatha. He has also authored a number of novels such as Matit Uri Phura Chitrakar, Akash Apartment and Athkhon Premar Uppannyas. Nilim Kumar ki Srestha Kabita, a collection of his poems in Hindi translation was published by Presidency University, Kolkata, 2011. He is the President of ‘The Call of the Brahmaputra,’ a socio-cultural literary organization of Assam, and has translated poems of Kedarnath Singh into Hindi and published it as an anthology, Bagh Aru Annya Kabita. He has also attended poets’ conferences for international exchanges organized under the aegis of Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, held in France and Bangladesh. Mr. Kumar is a recipient of several awards such as the Raza Foundation Award (2009) and Uday Bharati National Award (1994). His poems are being translated into Spanish and Manipuri and have been published in Treasure Trove, a twenty five-volume literary project on Assamese literature in English, edited and compiled by Abhigyan Anurag. Nilim Kumar lives and works in Guwahati, Assam.


This book will be shipped in 2-4 days’ time. The time taken for you to receive the book after it is shipped will depend upon the mode you choose, while completing your purchase. The rates applicable for each mode are different. You will be informed after the order is shipped. Shipping costs depend on the mode chosen, the weight of the item, and the distance it will travel to reach its destination. Shipping costs will be charged depending on the weight of the entire purchase (if more than one book is purchased). The same shipping mode will apply to all products in such a case.

You may also like…

Join Waitlist We will inform you when the product arrives in stock. Please leave your valid email address below.