Born on 5th September, 1977, Moinak Dutta has been writing poems and stories from school days. Presently engaged as a teacher of English in a government sponsored institution. Many of his poems and stories are published in national and international anthologies and magazines and also dailies including 'Madras Courier', 'The Statesman' ( kolkata edition), ' World Peace Poetry anthology ' ( United Nations), 'Spillwords' ( published from New York,USA), 'Setu' (published from Pittsburgh, USA,)Riding and Writing ( as a featured poet twice, published from Ohio, USA), ' The Indian Periodical' ' Pangolin Review', ' Tuck Magazine' ' Duane's Poetree', 'Story mirror', ' Tell me your story' ( literary and travel magazine), ' Nature Writing ' magazine ( U.K.), ' Oddball magazine' 'Soft Cartel' magazine, ' Diff Truths' magazine, ' Mason Street' ( literary journal of Newark Public Library, NY, USA), ' Narrow Road' , ' Ethos Literary Journal',' The Literary Fairy Tales' ' Defiant Dreams' ( a collection of stories on women empowerment published by Readomania, New Delhi ), 'Dynami Zois' ( a selection of short stories comprised of works of authors from India and abroad) ' Muffled Moans' ( a special anthology against women and child abuse, gender violence, published by Authorspress, New Delhi,) ' Quesadilla and Other Ddventures ( an anthology of food poems published by Hawakal Publishers, Kolkata) etc ;
Written reviews of books and fictions, among which notable ones are : on ' The Upanisads ' ( translated by Valerie J. Roebuck) which can be found at www.blogapenguinindiaclassic.blogspot.com and the review of ' The Ballad of Bapu' ( written by Santosh Bakaya). Written some essays and articles on education and literature and other topics which had been published in both e- books/e - journals ( like Cafe Dissensus) and as printed books/ papers ( like one on ' Amalgamation of social media and literature: pros and cons, published by Viswa Bharati Research Centre and Sahitya Anand), ' Erothanatos' ( academic and literary journal), etc;
His first full length english( genre: literary/romance ) fiction Online@Offline' had been published in 2014, by Lifi Publications. His second fiction (genre: literary/quest) titled In search of la radice was published in 2017 by Xpress Publications. Also worked as an editor of a poetry collection titled ' Whispering Poeisis' , which had over one hundred poems from sixty poets from different parts of India and abroad, published in 2018 by Poeisis. Loves to do photography apart from listening to music and watching films and traveling.