Angika Literature today means literature produced by Poets and Authors of Angika language begining in the ancient past to what is written today. The rich tradition of Angika literature spans a probable minimum period of about 1300years(When it is counted from 800A.D. when first clear evidence of availability of Sarah’s written form of literature in Angika or Apbramsha is found)to a probable maximum period of 4000years (When it is counted from the year when the first Indian literature in Vedic Sanskrit was found to be existed).This period may be longer than the supposed one.
Authors and Poets of Angika may be categorised mainly in two groups:
(a) Ancient Period to Preindependence era
(b) Post independence era