Debashish Majumdar was born in Shillong. He studied primarily at St. Edmund’s School ( ICSE 1975) & St. Edmund’s College ( Pre- Univ. Science 1976-78). He Post Graduated in Marketing Management from Bhartiya Vidya Bhawan and did his PGDM from AIMA, New Delhi. He is a Chartered Marketer from the UK.
He worked with Diners Club International, Karam Chand Thapar (CS) in the liquor div., Konark Television Ltd. & Hindustan Times Ltd. He also served as creative director & senior copywriter for various advertising agencies and his advertising campaigns for Castrol India and NALCO won him national awards.
He also did consulting with the USA and served OTIS Technologies, USA and worked on the complete website of Dale Carnegie Melon Institute, USA among other well known brands like Aristocrat Luggage, India Tea Board,etc.
A wave of poetry during his early years found selection by Nissim Ezekiel and has been published in The Independent, Indian P.E.N. amongst others.
A short fiction piece, “ Kamala” was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Short Story Prize in 2003. His story “The Astrologer” has been published in the prestigious e-zine www. writersresource.com.
He was made the final jury for the prestigious Scholastic National Schools Writing Award 2018. He has been selected by Scholastic India to represent as lead author at Bookaroo Children’s Literature Festival at Kohima in end October 2018.
His writers website is: www.debashishmajumdar.com