Mukunda Rama Rao, an IT professional, retired in Dec, 2006, as Senior Project Manager from Hewlett Packard, Bangalore.
A leading Telugu newspaper Vaartha wrote a full editorial (1st June 1997) on his first anthology of poems Valasapoyina Mandahasam. It received the best poetry anthology award for the year 1995. A second book of anthology Maro Majiliki Mundu (Poetry) was released in the year 2000. The Third book of anthology Evarunnaa lekunnaa was released in the year 2005, These have been very well received by the critics as well as the lovers of poetry. Some of the poems in the anthologies have been translated into Hindi, Bengali , Kannada and English, which have appeared in leading literary magazines of India.