Shri Tarun Kanti Mishra was born on 3rd August, 1950 in the hill-town of Keonjhar, in the state of Odisha, India. He holds a post graduate degree in Economics from Utkal University. He has also a master’s degree from the University of East Anglia, England. Shri Mishra is a recipient of D.Litt. from North Odisha University.Shri Mishra joined Indian Administrative Service in 1975. He retired from the service as the Chief Secretary to Government of Odisha.
Shri Mishra’s literary talents blossomed at a tender age. He published short stories in different literary magazines while he was in school. His first anthology of short stories appeared in 1968. At that time he was an under-graduate student of B.J.B. College, Bhubaneswar. So far he has published over 200 short stories. He has also authored a novel against the backdrop of Dandakaranya, a vast territory inhabited by immigrants of erstwhile East Pakistan and a large tribal population. So far Shri Mishra has published 17 anthologies of short stories and a novel.
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