Prof. Esther Syiem

Designation: Professor

Department: English


MA,, MPhil, PhD



American Literature, Modern Fiction, Folk Literature


  • “How Conflicts are Reflected in Literature: Transcribing Troubled Realities in the Written and the Oral” in Search for Peace with Justice Issues Around Conflicts in Northeast India. Guwahati: North Eastern Social Research Centre. ed. Walter Fernandes, 2008.
  • Pushing Frontiers: The Continuing Evolution of Khasi Literature” in Tribal Literature of North-East India. ed Badaplin War;  Shillong: SMS Hi-Tech Impressions, 2009.
  • Children’s book entitled Ka Jingïamareh Kob ki Wah Tulika Publishers Chennai 2014.
  • Children’s book entitled Race of the Rivers Tulika Publishers Chennai 2014.
  • Translated Adi folktale from English into Khasi entitled Ka Kor Thaiñ Jaiñ ka Hambreelmai published by Tulika publishers 2014.
  • Published in IIC Quarterly Summer 2016 Vol. 43 No. 1, article entitled: “Negotiating the Loss in the Indigenous Communities of North East India” ps. 80 –89.
  • Published volume of poetry entitled Many Sides of Many Stories from Writer’s Workshop Kolkata, January 2017.
  • Published creative work entitled Memoir in Water   Speaks the Wah Umkhrah from Astral International Pvt. Ltd. in February 2017.
  • Bobina Wanniang et al.  “Approaches to Translation: A Brief Outline;  and Translation in the Oral Tradition and the Issues Thereof” in Translation Transcending Boundaries EBH Publishers, Guwahati, 2017:  p. 1-4 &  p. 16-23.