A teacher by profession and a poet at will - Santanu Halder was born and brought up in a small town named Bongaon, near Kolkata, West Bengal. He has done M.A in English Literature and teaching university students for 6 years. A scholar, a translator,an interviewer and a bilingual poet writing in both Bengali and English, Santanu Halder has already authored three books, these are - (1) American Literature for WBSU Students, (2) Old English Literature in a Nutshell and (3) a book on translation. Mr. Halder, a life member of Guild of Indian English Writers Editors and Critics, has been writing since his school and college days. Few of his early poems have been published in college magazines and little magazines. Recently, his poems have been selected for publication in KNOT MAGAZINE, a Middle East magazine (Turkey), and in a book named In Praise - In Memory - In Ink by Brian Wrixon Books publisher registered with Library & Archives Canada. His poems have been published in UK POETRY LIBRARY, in poemhunter.com, in boloji.com ,and many other national and international magazines and journals. He is one of the editors of The Fountain of the Muse, founder of English Poetry All Over the World Group and one of the founder members and Join Secretary of SPELL (Society for Poetry, Education, Literature and Language) in Kolkata.