Authored By: Priyabrata Patro
Year of Publication: 2019
|Pages: 144||Binding: Paperback(PB)|
Category: Poetry, Fiction and Short Stories
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The Translator Dr. Pravati Misra born on 31st October, 1948 at Cuttack, Odisha holds M. A., M. Phil, and Ph. D degrees from the Utkal University, Bhubaneswar. After working in Odisha Education Service for 35 years she retired as Principal Sailabala Women’s College Cuttack. She has authored two books of Criticism: Class Consciousness in the Novels of Kamala Markandaya (2001) and The Early Poetry of Thomas Hardy(2008). She has translated four collections of Odia short stories into English: Snippets of Life(2006), Surrogate Mother(2009), Petals of Joy(2012) and Tears of Darkness (2012). She has translated Er. Govinda Chandra Sahu’s Odia commentary of Sri Shankaracharya’s Bhaja Govindam into English (2017). Four Travel books and six children’s story books go to her credit. For translation she has been awarded Odisha Lekhika Sansada Manaswini Anubada Samman (2015). For her children’s works she has been awarded Jhumuka Samman (2011), Manimanika Sishu Sahitya Samman (2015), and Abhipasa Sishu Sahitya Samman (2014). She has been awarded Bikrama Das BhrmanaKahaniSanman (2016) by Utkala Sahitya Samaja. Her first book of travel on Europe tour entitled Bhramanaru Sikhya (2012) was awarded Odisha Sahitya Akademi Award for the year 2013.
Sri Priyabrata Patro, the son of Sj. Brundabana Patro and Smt. Manorama Devi was born on 23 Jan, 1969 at Aska, Ganjam, Odisha. After completing B.Sc Agriculture in OUAT, Bhubaneswar in 1992 he has been serving in L.I.C. India. He has authored seven books on travel He has been honoured with awards like Odisha Sahitya Akademi (2014), Tira Taranga Samman, Satta Sahitya Sammanand Paraba Samman. His travel book originally in Odia entitled as Hameeda Boathouse (2017) has been translated into Hindi (2018) by Laxshmi Publishers, Lukhnow. Mr. Patra has been blessed with a small family comprising of his wife Smt. Mousumi Choudhury, son Pranjal Patro and daughter Prerana Patro.