An eminent writer, editor and translator, Brajendra Tripathy did his M.A. from the Gorakhpur University. Winner of the Vishwa Hindi Sebi Sahashrabdi Samman in 2000, Dr. Yashwant Parmar Award of Himachal Pradesh (2007), Sahitya Shiromani Pandit Damodardatt Chaturvedi Award (2012) and Sanskruti Purashkar (2012), he was decorated with the ‘Vidyasagar’ title instituted by the Vikramshila Vishwavidyalay in 2011.
Tripathy’s published works included Talash, a collection poems, Hamare Rashtrapati, a book for children, Sahitya aur Parivesh, a collection of essays, Vikhyuvdh Vartaman and Dhup Baramade, both anthology of poems.
He translated Anunay, the anthology of poems in Gujarati by Jayant Pathak into Hindi which was published by the Sahitya Akademi, Param Abichandani’s Sindhi novel into Hindi under the title Aise Bhi and two English novels into Hindi published by Scholastic Publications under the title Sanghamitra and Jahanara. He also edited Mahadevi Burma Abhinandan Smarikar and Pandit Vidya Niwas Mishra Abhinandan Smarikar.