Dr. Nikki Priyadarshini is a well-known young writer in contemporary Maithili and Indian literature. Her creative entry into literature has been through critical writing which includes serious fiction and poetry. Dr. Priyadarshini (MA in English and Maithili., NET, JRF, and Ph.D.) was awarded a gold medal at Tilka Manjhi University Bhagalpur in Bihar for her research work on the subject of ” मैथिलीमे अनुवाद साहित्यक विश्लेषणात्मक अध्ययन ” .
Her articles and poetry have been published in many literary forums like Sahitya Akademi (New Delhi), Chetna Samiti (Patna), Akashvani (Patna and Darbhanga), and UGC, including the Indian Institute of Languages (Mysore), and Maithili-Bhojpuri Akademi (New Delhi).
Her works have been published in almost all the major Maithili magazines in India and Nepal. She has also been an active participant in many Maithili Literature Festivals, including many National Seminars across the country. She is associated with many institutions in Indo-Nepal.
Her three books are below:
1. देखल जा सकैछ (आलोचना),
2. समय-सापेक्ष (कविता-संग्रह) एवं
3. मैथिली अनुवाद : सिंद्धान्त ओ विवेचन प्रकाशित हैं
Presently, Dr. Nikki Priyadarshini is an Assistant Professor in the Maithili subject at Shri Ugratara Bharti Mandan Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Mahinshi, Saharsa (Kameshwar Singh Sanskrit University, Darbhanga, Bihar).