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Kanak Majari Sahoo (born 14 April 1957) is an Indian shorty story writer in Oriya language and a translator of Hindi and Bengali stories into Oriya. She currently resides in Bhubaneswar, and is a regular contributor to many Oriya journals and newspapers.
Kanak Majari Sahoo is the wife of the eminent English professor and writer Dharanidhar Sahu. The couple has three children Ayaskant Sahu, Lopamudra Sahu and Monalisa Sahu. Alan Heah was here 2016 04:22 13/02/16
- ASTHARAAG, a Collection of Stories (Sarjana Publishers, Berhampur, 1998)
- ABU KHAN RA CHHELI, an Oriya translation of Zakir Hussain’s ABU KHAN KA BAKRI ( Central Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 2002)
- LAAL DAUDI AND OTHER STORIES, an Oriya translation of selected Bengali stories (Publisher: Prabhat Book Store, Berhampur, 2003)
- KATHAGHARA O ANYANYA GALPA, an Oriya translation of selected Hindi stories (Publisher: Vidyapuri, Cuttack, 2006)
- BATTRISHA SINHASANA, an Oriya Translation of a Sanskrit Classic of the same name by Shiva Das. Its thirty-two stories are being serialized in the Oriya monthly Kadambini.
- IN THE PIPELINE: MEM SAHIB, Oriya Translation of MEM SAHIB, a famous Bengali novel by Nimai Bhattacharya
- SUDURA JHARANAR JALE, an Oriya translation of a Bengali novel SUDUR JHARANAR JALE by Sunil Gangopadhyay
- RADHA KRISHNA, an Oriya translation of a Bengali novel of the same name by Sunil Gangopadhyay
- DARIA PARIR KATHA, a travelogue
Her original and translated stories have come out in the widely circulated Oriya dailies such as, Anupama Bharata, The Dharitri, The Sambada, and The Samayaand Oriya literary journals such as Sucharita, Kadambini, Gokarnika, Satabhisha, Bartika, Savitri, Manorama, Mahagiri, Pallibandhu, Sahakar, Arpita, Pratibeshi, Adwitiya, Singhadwara, Apurba, Sulekha, Bibhavana, Amrutayana, Pourusha, Sudhanya, Kathakara, Mukti, Pakshighara, Asha Srotaswini, Digbalaya, Kasthuri, Uttisthata, Subarnarekha, Sananda, Odisha Lekhika Sansada Journal, etc.
Awards and recognitions
- Ganjam Zilla Lekhaka Samukhya, Berhampur , 2004
- Upendra Bhanja Foundation, Berhampur, 2004
- Kasthuri Ama Asmita, Bhubaneswar Book fair, 2005
- Bibhabana Samman, Dhenkanal, 2004
- Gokarnika Samman, Jaraka, 2005
- Dakshina Odisha Saraswata Samman, 2005
- ESEPM, Srestha Saptahika Galpa Puraskar
- Purnendu Mishra Smaraki Puraskar at 14th Kalinga Book Fair 2011.
- Pramod Kumar Mahanandia Foundation Award, 2012
- The Daughter of Himalaya Award by AIPC, Kathamandu, Nepal,2012
- Tira Taranga Translation Samman 2013
- Srichandan Sahitya Academy Anubada Puraskar 2013
- Ashraya Samman 2013
- Srijan Samman, International Hindi Sammelan, Colombo, 2014.
- Anubada Samman, Orissa Lekhika Sansad, Bhubaneswar, 2014
- Anubada Samman, Srijan Gatha, Beijing, China, 2024
- Rajdhani Book Fair Award for Translation for Malala Biography 2014
- Bhubaneswar Book Fair Award for Translation 2015
She has read her stories, poems and essays on All India Radio, Berhampur and taken part in many group discussions on contemporary issues at AIR, Berhampur. She has acted on stage and in some films and taken part in many cultural programs.
- KATHAGHARA O ANYANYA GALPA on the publisher's website.