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Spotlight On Writers – Dilip Mohapatra

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

Dilip Mohapatra

Dilip Mohapatra

Dilip Mohapatra (b.1950), a decorated Navy Veteran started writing poems since the seventies. His initial foray into the world of literature was through poetry workshops in college and inspirations from his teacher Jayanta Mahapatra, an acclaimed poet in contemporary English. His poems have appeared in many literary journals of repute and anthologies worldwide. Some of his poems are included in the World Poetry Yearbook, 2013 and 2014 Editions. He has six poetry collections to his credit published by Authorspress, the latest being Dewdrops of Dawns, which has received raving reviews in multiple literary journals globally.
Currently his latest, a Professional book titled Campus to Corporate which is a career navigation manual for the students aspiring for a successful corporate career and for newcomers to the industry to survive and succeed has become a best seller with more than 10000 copies sold.
He lives with his wife at Pune, India.
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