Rajendra k. padhi at present is working as lecturer in the Department of English, B.B.College, chandikhole, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He has already published four volumes of poetry- THE LIVING TOUCH, O EARTH! by Alpha publications, New Delhi, SONGS OF VOID and SUNYATARA PRIYATAMA in Odiya in bilingual edition. THE DARK HOURS is his first English novel published by Paragon International, New Delhi.
His poems have been published in many international anthologies on poetry. He has also edited international poetry anthology. His articles on education and literature in English and Oriya have been widely appreciated. Articles like “Inquest of True Education”, “Lyric poetry of western odisha” “Regional literature – an overview”, “Going off the track”, “Frankenstein Monster”, “where are we?”, “Women’s Colleges – A New Thrush” and many more have received high acclamation. He was born at padampur in the district of Bargarh, Odisha in 1963.
Poem Title: My Words