Jagannath Prasad (.P.) Das has dominated the Odia literaryscene forover 40 years. His literary ouvre comprises of poetry, plays, short stories, novel, essays, and children’s poems. His research into.Odishan art includes publication of Puri Paintings: The Chitwakaar and His Work and Chitrapothi: Mlustrated Palm.leaf Manuscripts from Orissa. His writings have been widely translated into Hindi,English, and other Indian languages and his plays have been staged across the country in many languages,
After a stint as Assistant Professor in Allahabad University, he joined the Indian Administrative Serviceand worked in the Odisha and Central Governments.He was Collector of Kalshandi district during the severe famine there. He left the Service at the height of his career to devote full time to writing and research
He has done paintings, acted on stage and in films, and taken active part in social and cultural movements, and has been closely associated with the Children’s Film Society, National School of Drama, and the Poetry Society (India).He has been honoured with many awards including the Sahitya Akademi award and the Saraswati Samman by KK. Birla Foundation.
|Books name||A Creative Journey|
|No Of pages||150|