Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay (1838–1894) wrote Rajmohan’s Wife and published it in 1864; it is the first Indian novel written in English.
Who was the first writer of fiction?
The world’s first known author is widely considered to be Enheduanna, a woman who lived in the 23rd century BCE in ancient Mesopotamia (approximately 2285-2250 BCE).
Who was the first poet in India?
Henry Louis Vivian Derozio is considered the first poet in the lineage of Indian English poetry followed by Rabindranath Tagore, Sri Aurobindo, Sarojini Naidu, Michael Madhusudan Dutt, and Toru Dutt, among others.