Born on 26th ay 1962 in Odisha, India, Bharati Nayak grew up in Cuttack and graduated from the famous RavenshawCollege. She completed her Master’s degree in Political Science from Utkal University Bhubaneswar. Writing fascinated her from a very young age. She is a bilingual writer. She used to contribute regularly to school magazines. She believes that writing is a powerful medium that can bring about social change. Her poetry has since come of age and has been published in numerous magazines and anthologies of national and international reputenamelyPoetry AgainstTerror, Poets Against Inequality, RockPebbles, Splash of Verse, Odessa Review, Pain, Pleasure and Paradox in Poetry and in the newspaper The Statesman. She has published one poetry book in her mother tongue Odia.