Mamidi Harikrishna is a prominent Telugu poet. A government employee by profession, he is a poet, painter, writer, translator, essayist, historian, film maker and film critic by predilection. He is influenced by world literature as well as world cinema. His poetry tries to portray human agony and ecstasy in their myriad forms. His style is deeply rooted in the local dialect and lifestyles and incorporates into the blend the “native roots of naturalism” and the changing times of “cosmopolitan ultra modernism”. He has master’s degrees in Psychology and Education, and his poetry tries to unravel and explore the unexplored plains of the human psyche.
Years: 2022, 2020