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Spotlight On Writers

Dilip Mohapatra


  1. Where, do you hail from?

I hail from Pune, in the state of Maharashtra, India.

  1. What is the greatest thing about the place you call home?

Home is my little haven of happiness where the doors are always open to friends and windows always open to hopes and where I am what I really am.

  1. What turns you on creatively?

Any stimulus that presents me the scope for multiple choices, challenges of experimentation with an unusual perspective, turns me on creatively.

  1. What is your favorite word, and can you use it in a poetic sentence?

'Boundlessness' that signifies unbridled spirits, limitless joys, horizon-less quest, endless possibilities, unfathomable love and the infinite supreme.

  1. What is your pet peeve?

My pet peeve: 'People who flaunt the number of followers they have on Twitter.'

  1. What defines Dilip Mohapatra? 

Summing up Dilip: Dynamic, Imaginative, Loving, Innovative, Peppy

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Dilip Mohapatra

Dilip Mohapatra

MAY 2017 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Dilip Mohapatra, a decorated Navy Veteran started writing poems since the seventies. His poems have appeared in many literary journals of repute and anthologies in the English speaking world. Some of his poems appearedin the World Poetry Yearbook, 2013 and 2014 Editions. He has five poetry collections to his credit, ‘A Pinch of Sun & other poems’, ‘Different Shades’, 'Another Look', ‘Flow Infinite’ and 'Taming the Tides', all published by Authorspress India. His non-fiction book titled 'P2P nee Points to Ponder' is a departure from his poetic passion and is a collection of his musings on various managerial, social and life issues.
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