Literature




Open Mic Exclusively For The Indian Languages In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Anusvara, the much talked of open mic event exclusively for Indian languages was organized at Cherry Blossoms Pre-school in Shree Vihar on the hot Sunday afternoon. Open mic events have become the most popular medium for expressing oneself these days. The youth is attracted by its free nature, unlike the conventional style of performing arts. […]


Poetry is a pilgrimage: Dev Mishra

This week Odisha Story was in conversation with a young wordsmith whose works represent the versatile generation next of Indian English Writing. A young PhD scholar at NISER, Odisha, Debasish Mishra, has bagged the Bharat Award for Literature in 2019, the Reuel International Best Upcoming Poet Prize in 2017 and was given an Honourable mention […]


A Tryst With The Trionist

A review of  Agnivesh Mahapatra’s Midnight Musings Midnight is the time for getting lost in the maze of random thoughts. All the day’s experiences which have kept mum till then, start conversing with our subconscious. Our bodies keep scouring for an ambience and comfortable positions to doze off. However, poet Agnivesh Mahapatra calls it the […]




3 Odias Get Bhasa Samman from Sahitya Akademi

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Poet Haladhar Nag, scholar and Odia Writer Gaganendra Nath Dash and linguistic Prafulla Kumar Tripathy are the three persons from Odisha who were conferred Bhasha Samman for giving outstanding contributions in their fields yesterday in a programme organised by Sahitya Akademi in New Dehi. The Akademi has organised the “Festival of Letters” from […]


Hindi Translation of Haraprasad Das’s Vansha Bags Sahitya Akademi Prize

News Delhi: Senior Hindi author and translator Prabhat Tripathi was selected for the prestigious Sahitya Akademi Prize for Translation 2018 for his Hindi translation work ‘Vansha’. Vansh (Mahabharat Kabita) was originally written in Odia by renowned poet and thinker Haraprasad Das. Haraprasad Das also had received the prestigious Moorti Devi Award for Vansha for the year […]