Nanda Kishore Patra is an English Poet, humorous story writer, Speaker and dramatist. Many of his poem are based on society, nature, heritage, beliefs in India. He is also an actor, video editor, comic artist and software developer. Being an Engineering graduate, He has immense inclination toward English literature since his childhood.
His nick name is “Nandu” and native language is Odia but wrote an English drama in the age age sixteen and executed it. He was a member of toastmasters international and an alumni of English Access program which was sponsored by US Embassy, New Delhi. He is a teacher in English now.
He was born in Urladani, a village in Odisha which is a state of India. His father Shri Debendra Patra, is a farmer of rural India. Although Nandu was born in poor family, his father made him an engineering graduate with great toil. He has a B.tech(IT) degree from KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, India. He is famous for his poem on rural life of India. When he was a child, he was listening to the Odia Mythological verse from his grandpa Shri Shukadev Patra, who was a priest. Later, he was influenced by Robert Frost, William Wordsworth, Rudyard Kipling and Rabindranath Tagore.