Taranand Viyogi is a Maithili writer who is known for his works in different genres. As a poet he has two collections; Pralay Rahasya and Hastakshep. Apart from that he also writes short stories and non-fictions, most famous among them is a book called Tumi Chir Sarthi, which is about his experiences with one of the most famous Hindi and Maithili writer Yatri Nagarjun. He also delves into criticism(Karmadharay, Bahuvachan) and Children Literature(Ee Bhetal ta ki Bhetal) for which he won the Sahitya Akadami award for children literature. His latest is a memoir on Rajkamal Chaudhary in Hindi called Jeevan Kya Jiya. He is currently working on a critical biography of Yatri Nagarjun.