Dr. Saroj K. Padhi is an Associate Professor of English in the Govt. of Odisha and he is at present working at Sailabala Women’s College, Cuttack. Born in 1962, he has been writing poems in English and Odia since his school days. Till date he has published innumerable poems in most of the leading magazines of the country. He has published two books of criticism: Relationship : A Critical Study and English Essayists : A Critical Study and about 12 research articles in different national journals and one anthology of poems in English namely Pearls of Dew. He has done his Doctorate on Indian English Poetry from Berhampur University under the guidance of eminent poet and Late Prof. Dr. Niranjan Mohanty. He is also an active member of various poetry communities on the website and regularly posting his poems there. He is co-editing Replica, a tri-monthly poetry magazine being edited and published by poet and writer Shri Premananda Panda, stationed at Cuttack. He also has his poetry blog www.sarojpadhi.blogspot.in where he regularly posts his poems.