aaduna Contributing Poet Garners International Award!!!

Sonnet Mondal
aaduna celebrates and recognizes one of our contributing poets, Sonnet Mondal, who recently received The International Best Poet award from World Poets Quarterly, which is distributed in approximately 65 countries.  In addition, he has been recognized and awarded by the International Poetry Translation and Research Centre, China.  


To view Sonnet's poetry, published in aaduna's Fall 2011 issue CLICK HERE

Sonnet Mondal has authored 6 books of poetry and been widely published in several literary magazines and journals throughout the world.  He was bestowed Poet Laureate from Bombadil Publishing, Sweden in 2009; honored with the appointment of Sub Secretary General of Asia from Poetas Del Mundo, Chile in 2009; recognized as Doctor of Literature from United Writers' Association in 2010 and became the first Indian to win the Azsacra International Poetry award in 2011.  Sonnet has been a featured poet at Asian American Poetry project, U.S.A. and at the World Poetry Reading Series, Canada in 2011.  He is the pioneer of the 21 Line Fusion Sonnet form of poetry which he introduced in his book "21 Lines Fusion Sonnets of 21st Century" (Sparrow Publication 2010.)  His works have been translated into Macedonian, Italian, Telugu and Bengali.  He resides in West Bengal, India