Neelesh Raghuwanshi is a poet, novelist and script writer from Madhya Pradesh. She has authored books such as Ghar Nikasi, Pani ka Swad, Kavi ne kaha, Khidki Khulne ke Bad. This apart she has also written plays for children and screenplays for telefilms. She is the recipient of prestigious awards like Bharat Bhushan Agrawal Award (1997), Arya Smriti Sahitya Award (1997), Kedar Award (2004) and Spandan Kriti Award (2012). Currently she works in Doordarshan Kendra, Bhopal.