Longbir Terang (born 22nd November, 1992) is the only son of Dorsing Terang and Sika Hansepi who permanently resides Near Diphu Polytechnic, Cheksolangso, Diphu, Karbi Anglong. He did his HSLC from St. Mary’s High School, Diphu in 2009, HS [Arts] in 2011, BA [English] in 2014 from Diphu Govt. College, Diphu, and MA [English] in 2016 from Assam University Diphu Campus, Diphu. He did his Diploma course in Karbi Chengpi Kithip [Traditional Drum Beating], from ‘Karbi Traditional Music, Culture & Research Institute’ under the Art & Culture Dept. Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) at Diphu Cultural Centre, Lorulangso, Diphu.
His poems are published in varied anthologies, ‘My Poetry, My Voice’ collected & compiled by Jambili Literary Foundation, Diphu; ‘Soul Connection’ compiled by Guwahati Grand Poetry Festival, Guwahati; ‘By You, For You – A Creative Collection’ compiled by GPH Book, Delhi; and ‘Gems of Poesy’, ‘World Peace’ & ‘Petals of Love’ compiled by Asian Literary Society, Delhi. He also co-translated Karon Hansepi’s ‘Me and My Shadow’- poetry collection. He has co-edited ‘Sengve Arlo Aharchi Archim’- poetry collection, Samsing Hanse’s ‘Kumlin’- poetry collection and ‘Rumir’- ballad.
He had attended and recited his poems in both regional and national platform, most notably ‘North Eastern Writers’ Meet’ during New Delhi World Book Fair 2018 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi which was organized by Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi and ‘Mountain Poetry Readings’ in St. Andrew’s Centre For Philosophy & Performing Arts, Mumbai.
At present, he is working as the Editor-in-Chief of Karbi Anglong Today-a bilingual monthly magazine based in Diphu. He is also an active member of Jambili Literary Foundation, Centre for Karbi Studies and Karbi Lammet Amei, Diphu, Karbi Anglong.
He is interested in research activities to promote Karbi Culture, literature and identity. His hobby includes listening to music, travelling, adventure and writing poems.