Dr. Amitabh Roy, Vice Principal of Alipurduar Mahila Mahavidyalaya, Alipurduar and Associate Professor in the Department of English is in the teaching profession for the last sixteen years. Along with being an academician, he carved a niche for himself not only as a journalist but also as a Compere for All India Radio. During his short stint as a journalist his articles in various magazines and newspapers represented his knack for rational thinking and scientific outlook.
He has attended several national and international seminars and conferences and has quite a few number of publications to his credit. He is also a member of Global Research and Development Services (GRDS) and is well – known in his circle for his immense reading of Baudelaire, Post Colonial Literature and Indian English Fiction including Arundhati Roy and Shashi Deshpande to name a few. His previous The God of Small Things: A Novel of Social Commitment was quite well accepted in the academic fraternity.