by Jayanta Mahapatra
Jayanta Mahapatra needs no introduction. Any discussion on Indian English Poetry is
incomplete without reference to his poetical
works. Mahapatra holds the distinction of being the first Indian English poet to have received the Sahitya Akademi Award for the current book "Relationship".
"his international reputation has been compared to that of Wordsworth..."
The Hindu, Sunday, Jan 29, 2006