Director & Coordinator

Ranjana Niraula is Coordinator & Director of KLF Kathmandu. She is a multifaceted personality from Nepal who juggles multiple roles in her daily life with equal panache. From being a popular poet in Nepali and English literature with a penchant to weave magic with her beautiful words and pictures to being a poet, editor, panelist,…

Founder and President of Kalinga Literary Festival Rashmi Ranjan Parida is a leading media entrepreneur and a globally regarded as the pioneer of online journalism in Odisha. He established OrissaDiary in 2005 (www.orissadiary.com), a legendary initiative that changed, impacted and influenced how news is reported online.  In between he has launched prestigious annual awards like Odisha…

Debasish Samantaray is a fictionist of the young genre easily recognisable in the crowd. He writes both in English and Odia. His distinction comes from his writings which carry much of intellectual values. He has 7 odia short story collections Birnnaswar, Satamunha, Raha, Parba, ,Chhakisuna, Pratibimba,Tame dina tame rati and 3 novels Epate Sepate, Bhida…