Devindra Kohli Dhruba Hazarika was born in 1956. A student of St Edmund?s school and college, Shillong, he completed his master?s in economics from Gauhati University. In addition to short stories in various magazines and newspapers, his published works also include a novel, A Bowstring Winter, and Luck, a collection of short stories. A founder-member of the North-East Writers? Forum, he is a recipient of the Katha Award for creative fiction. He lives in Guwahati.