Paramita Satpathy is an award winning influential voice in Odia Literature and is widely translated into English, Hindi and other Indian languages. She is a Kendra Sahitya Akademi Awardee and Odisha Sahitya Akademi Awardee. Her short stories and poems have been published in all the leading literary journals of India including Indian Literature, The Little Magazine, News India, Samakalin Bhartiya Sahitya, Naya Gyanoday, Hans, Bagarth, Jansatta, Vipula (Enadu), Bhasha Bondhon etc. So far, seven collections of short stories and one novel in Odia have been published to her credit. Door Ke Pahad, a collection in Hindi (published by Bhartiya Jnanpith, New Delhi) and Intimate Pretence, a collection in English (published by Rupa & Co., New Delhi) have been published which are widely discussed and brought her much acclaim. This award is recognition of her work as a widely published writer and her contribution in inspiring women.