Dilip Mohapatra

Dilip Mohapatra (b.1950), a decorated Navy Veteran started writing poems since the seventies. His initial foray into the world of literature was through poetry workshops in college and inspirations from his teacher Jayanta Mahapatra, an acclaimed poet in contemporary English. His poems have appeared in many literary journals of repute and anthologies worldwide. Some of his poems are included in the World Poetry Yearbook, 2013 and 2014 Editions. He has five poetry collections to his credit published by Authorspress, the latest being Taming the Tides, which has received raving reviews in multiple literary journals. He has two post graduate degrees: Masters in Physics and Management Studies. He lives with his wife in Pune. His website may be accessed at www.dilipmohapatra.com