Yatindra Mishra is an Indian poet, editor and music and cinema scholar. Mishra has published four collections of Hindi poetry: Yada-Kada (1997), Ayodhya Tatha Anya Kavitayen (1999) and Dyorhi Par Aalaap (2005). He has also written Devpriya (2007) and Sur Ki Baradari (2009) about the life and work of thumri singer Girija Devi, dancer Sonal Mansingh and shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan, Vismaya Ka Bhakhan (2012) is an essay compilation on music and arts. He has edited selections from the poetry of Ajneya – Jitna Tumhara Sach Hai (2011), prose of Ashok Vajpeyee Kis Bhugol Mein Kis Sapne Mein (2011) and Poetry Hum Apna Vasant Pahchante Hain (2014), Poetry of Gulzar Yaar Julaahe (2009) and has also presented a selection of Gulzar’s film lyrics, Meelon Se Din (2010). Mishra has also translated Girija into English and Vibhas, Ayodhya series of poems (German), Yaar Julahey’ and ‘Meelon Se Din in Urdu. He received the KLF Biography Book Award 2021 for “Akhtari: The Life and Music of Begum Akhtar”, HarperCollins India.