Madana Mohan Rao Chandramahanti is a reputed scholar, excellent teacher, writing poems and short stories in both English and Telugu. They have been published in several magazines. He has to his credit three publications so far: (i) a critical work entitled Manohar Malgonkar and a Portrait of the Hero in is Novels and two collection of poems (ii) The Occasion Muse and (iii) The Mirror and Other Poems.
Born at Talasamudram, a remote village in Srikakulam Distrct, Andhra Pradesh in 1936, he rose to the coveted position as a Principal of the most prestigious M.R. Autonomous College, Vizianagaram. He received his B.A. (Hon), and Ph.D., from Andhra University, Waltair.
Some of his poems were translated into Hindi and Punjabi and a number of his poems and short stories were broadcast over AIR.
He is still tirelessly engaged with his literary endeavours.