Paramita Satpathy Tripathy
Paramita Satpathy Tripathy is an influential voice in Odia literature. So far seven story collections, two novels and one novella have been published to her credit. Her works have been extensively translated to other Indian languages and books have been published in English, Hindi, Bengali and Marathi languages. Among many awards and felicitations, Paramita has received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2016 for Prapti, her collection of novellas. She joined Indian Revenue Service in 1989 and is presently working as Commissioner of Income Tax in New Delhi.