Soubhagya Kumar Mishra

Soubhagya Kumar Mishra

Biography

Born on 5th September 1941 in Berhampur, Odisha, Eminent Odia writer and winner of Central and State Sahitya Akademi Awards for poetry, Soubhagya Kumar Misra, started his career as a lecturer of English literature and retired as a Professor of English in Berhampur University. He has been awarded the Sahitya Bharati Samman and Gangadhar National Award for his contributions to Odia literature. His popular books include Atmanepadi (1965), Madhyapadalopi (1971), Naipahanra (1973), Andha Mahumachhi (1977), Bajrajan (1981), Dwa Suparna (1984), Manikarnika (1990), Anyatra (1994) and Charachara. In an interview to Sunday POST, Soubhagya Misra talks about his career in poetry.