Bhagaban Jayasingh (b. 1952), former Principal of S.C.S. Autonomous College, is currently professor of English at Ghanashyam Hemalata Institute of Engineering Technology and Management, Puri. Born in the district of Khurda, and educated at S.C.S. College, Puri, and Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, he did his postgraduate studies at Allahabad University. He received his doctoral degree from Berhampur University during his eventful years in Orissa Education Service. He has published six volumes of poems in Odia and five collections in Odia and English translation. His works have been widely translated into English and several Indian languages. The National Book Trust of India, Central Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, and Friends Publishers of Cuttack are among the major publishers of his works.