Paramita Satpathy - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Day 1
10:15 am

Stories from Everywhere

Anushka Jasraj, Gogu Shyamala, Kalpana Raina, Linthoi Chanu, Paramita Satpathy with Nilanjan P Choudhury


Paramita Satpathy, a bilingual writer in Odia and English, is an influential voice in Indian Literature.
So far twenty five books of story collections, novels, novella and poetry collections are published to her credit in Odia, English, Hindi and other Indian Languages. Her works have been published in all the leading literary journals of India and been included in anthologies published from different parts of the country.
Paramita received the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Award in 2016 for her collection of novellas Prapti (A Boundless moment in English translation).
Her recent novel in Odia ‘Abhipret Kaal’ (A Time Desired), based on the last part of freedom struggle in Odisha, received the Sharala Award for 2021, the most coveted award for literature in Odia and was short listed for the First Bank of Baroda Rashtra Bhasha Samman.
An officer of Indian Revenue Service, Paramita is presently working as Chief Commissioner of Income Tax in New Delhi.