Vattacharja Chandan is a [[zinester], writer and mail artist.
His new innovative concept of Prakalpana, Sarbangin Poetry and other terms and forms have been around the international independent literary zine scene for quite a long time. Apart from India, Bangladesh, Brazil, Italy(Anterem, Offerta Speciale ) his work has also been published in US ( Generator, Absinthe, Cathay, Texture, Short Fuse, Drunken Boat)&c.
He has performed poetry with or without music in countless occasions. His self-composed album of songs is :Jug Jug Jio(Music Millennia, 1999). He has represented India at the Asian Literary Leaders Conference in Washington DC in1997. He was felicitated by world Bengali Perswonality Conference at Dhaka in 2000 and by Bangladesh Poets Foundation in 2004.
Indexed in several who's who books in India, Asia and World including by Marquis,Usa.
He was interviewed by Steve Leblanc In Version 90(Boston) in 1993.
EDITOR Swatotsar (1969-1975). kOBISENa(1972- ). PrakalpanA Sahitya / PrakalpanA LiteraturE (1977- ).