About Pravat Kumar Padhy
Scientist and Poet. Pravat Kumar Padhy, PhD hails from Odisha, India. His poems have been featured in anthologies and periodicals of repute. His haiku, tanka and haibun have appeared in Poetbay, Kritya, The World Haiku Review, Lynx, Four and Twenty, The Notes from the Gean, Chrysanthemum, Atlas Poetica, Simply Haiku, Red lights, Ribbons, Lilliput Review, Under the Basho, Acorn, The Heron’s Nest, Shamrock, A Hundred Gourds, Magnapoets, Bottle Rockets, Asahi Haikuist Network, The Mainichi News, Mu International, Frogpond, Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival 2013, Presence, HSA “Haiku Wall” in Bend, Oregon, USA, The Bamboo Hut etc. He is a recipient of Editor’s Choice awards, Citations, Special and Honourable Mentions. Songs of Love: A Celebration published by Writers Workshop, Calcutta is his latest collection.Recently his tanka appeared in the anthology, “Fire Pearls 2”, Keibooks , USA and he is featured in “The Dance of the Peacock : An Anthology of English Poetry from India”, Hidden Brook Press, Canada, 2013, “Epitaphs”, Inner Child Press, USA in association with Shambhabi, West Bengal, 2014.