A Boundless Moment is an English translation of Sahitya Akademi award-
winning collection of Odia stories, Prapti which deals with eventualities
of human fate, especially that of women. The stories in the collection are
attempts to examine the deeper truths of life through subjectivizing the
external realities. Range of factors such as multitude of themes,
wonderful imagination, clarity in expression, deft usage of language and
poetic narration, aid in racing up the work.
Paramita Satpathy (b. 1965) is an eminent Odia fiction writer and
translator who writes prose, fiction and poetry in Odia and nonfiction in
Odia and English. She has seven Odia story collections, three novels, one
collection of novellas and one poetry collection to her credit. Her works
have been extensively translated into various Indian languages. Besides
the Sahitya Akademi Award, she has been the recipient of Odisha Sahitya
Akademi Award, Bhartiya Bhasha Parishad Puraskar and Bhubaneswar
Book Fair Award among others.
Snehaprava Das (bp, 1955) is a translator and poet. She has rendered
several Odia classics, and the poetry collections of Pundit Gopabandhu
Das in English. She has also translated the stories of Manoj Kumar Panda
in English. She has two anthologies of English poetry to her credit.
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