Below is a biographical sketch of Manorama Mohanty published in 2013 in the magazine Haribola Hooluhooli (Puri, Odisha, India), which featured her first prize-winning poem. An English translation is forthcoming. Also featured on this page is a newspaper photograph of Manorama Mohanty speaking at an event in 2003.

Manorama Mohanty speaking at the inauguration of a train stop at Gondia, Maharashtra, for the train running between Kurla, Maharashtra, and Bhubaneshwar, Odisha

Photograph published in a Gondia newspaper in 2003.