Saroj Bal writes poetry and fiction in Odia language. He has 14 poetry collections, 4 collections of short-stories and 1 novel to his credit. He won Katha Nabaprativa Award, Rabi Patnaik Memorial Award, Basanta Muduli Kabita Award, State Youth Award, Kadambinee Feature Award and many more for his literary works. He also has edited a number of literary journals including Saamnaa. He has worked in print media since 1999. Apart from journalism and writing he has a great passion for singing, designing, photography and cinema. He is now residing in Bhubaneswar with his family and heading his own publication house Timepass.
March 12, 2022 ● 5.20 PM
Poetry in the time of pandemic Jayant Kripalani, Saroj Bal and Swapna Mishra