Paramita Satpathy - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)

Sessions

Day 1
11:00 am – 8:06 am
Tughlaq

Forbidden Love

Ekarat, Nandita Bose, Paramita Satpathy with Anukrti Upadhyay

Day 2
1:30 pm – 8:06 am
The Red Couch

Nari Shakti – Women in Bengali and Oriya Literature

Paramita Satpathy with Sanjukta Dasgupta

Bio

Paramita Satpathy Tripathy is an influential voice in Indian Literature. She writes both in Odia and English.

Some of her books are Intimate Pretence (Rupa&Co), A Boundless Moment ( Sahitya Akademi), Colours of Loneliness and Other Stories(Oxford University press), Door ke Pahad (Bhartiya Jnanpith), Chandan Ka Phool (Vani Prakashan), Paap aur Anya Kahaniyan (Rajkamal Prakashan), Prapti aar Anyanya Galpo (Kriti Karigar).

Paramita’s works while reflecting in their themes, tones and structure, the current state of Indian novels and stories also mark the new strides that women’s fiction in the country seems to be taking.

Paramita received the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award in 2016 for her book Prapti (A Boundless Moment). Besides she has received Odisha Sahitya Akademi Award, Bhartiya Bhasha Parishad Puraskar, Assam Sahitya Sabha Samman, Bhubaneswar book Fair Award and many others.

She joined Indian Revenue Service in 1989 and is presently working as Commissioner of Income Tax in New Delhi.