Shouvik Narayan Hore, second year MA student in the Department of English, School of Humanities at University of Hyderabad (UoH) has won the Third Prize in the National Poetry Writing Competition organized by the Department of English, Poona College of Arts, Science and Commerce.

The Prize will be awarded at a program on 11th February 2017 in the College premises, and handed over by the well-known actor Tom Alter.

Shouvik Narayan Hore has published two books of poetry- The Horizon of Thoughts and Poet’s Choice (Volume 2). His poetry has been published twice in The Penwood Review and Setu (USA), selected for publication in Journeys Along the Silk Road and Temptations of Lost Tower Publications (UK), and published in Taj Mahal Review, Diganto Patrika, Cuckoo, Efflorescence, Labyrinth, Panorama Literaria, Asian Signature, Langlit, Abhih and Poetcrit (IND). He is currently the co-editor of the Creative section of The Literary Voyage, a peer-reviewed journal of humanities, and has published scholarly articles in The Literary Voyage (TLV) and International Journal of Language and Linguistics (IJLL).

He completed his B.A. (Honours) from Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur, West Bengal. His parents are teachers at reputed institutions in Kolkata. His hobbies include elaborate discussions on literature and philosophy, not to mention frequent long walks. His future aspirations are to become a professor and a philanthropist.

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