* , Sonepur, Odisha, India lives in: Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India
Kedar Misra Born in 1971 in Sonepur, Kedar Misra graduated from Sambalpur University. He is a freelance writer, editor, translator and art critic.
He is the author of several collections of poetry, prose and essays and has edited Sachitra Vijaya, a leading Odia daily. His poetry collections include Shunya Abhisara (2003), Raga Kedar (2008), Premara Dura Geeta (2014). His poems are included in Sabdaku Charipada, an anthology of Odiya poetry edited by Mahandadi Sahitya Sansada, Sonepur in 2000. Kedar Misra received Sanskruti Mitra Samman 2012, Utakla Sahitya Samaj Youth Writer Award 2014 and other literary awards.