In 1984, Dibyendu Palit was awarded the Ananda Puraskar. In 1990, he awarded Bankim Award for his ‘Dhew’ novel, and in 1998, he won Sahitya Akademi Award for the ‘Anuvab’ novel.
His first story, ‘Chandapatan’ was published in 1955 and the first novel ‘Sindhu Barua’ was published in 1959.
Dibyendu Palit was born on March 5, 1939, in Bhagalpur, Bihar. He was a student of Comparative Literature Department at Jadavpur University.