An influential voice in Indian literature, Paramita Satpathy Tripathy’s works reflect the new strides being taken by women’s fiction in India in their themes, tone and structure.
Tripathy, who writes in both English and Odia, received the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award in 2016 for her book Prapti. She has also received several honours including the Odisha Sahitya Akademi Award, Bhartiya Bhasha Parishad Puraskar, Assam Sahitya Sabha Samman and Bhubaneswar Book Fair Award.
Her literary creations are Intimate Pretence, A Boundless Moment, Colours of Loneliness and Other Stories, Door Ke Pahad, Chandan Ka Phool, Paap Aur Anya Kahaniyan and Prapti Aar Anyanya Galpo.
A member of the Indian Revenue Service since 1989, she is presently working as Commissioner of Income Tax in New Delhi.