Abhishek Tripathy is a lawyer by training, having graduated from the prestigious NUJS, Kolkata. He has previously worked with Amarchand & Mangaldas in Mumbai.
His debut poetry collection, ‘Padma & other Poems’ has been recently published by Authorpress, New Delhi.
Abhishek’s poetry has also featured in ‘100 Poems are not Enough’ which was co-published by Pan Macmillan (India) and Walking Book Fairs, the Punch Magazine, the Odisha Review, among others. He writes on issues of law, policy and governance frequently, and his writings have been published by the Caravan Magazine, the Hindu, the Wire, the Odisha Sun Times (Sambad English), among others.
Presently he works with the Government of India and lives in New Delhi with his wife, Ms. Shatarupa Mishra, who is an Odissi dancer, besides being an IRS Officer.