Born on 29th June 1945 in an aristocratic family at Dhenkanal, son of late Biswamohan Mishra is the recipient of ‘Sarala Sahitya Samman for 2004 founded by ‘Sarala Sahitya Sansad’. Joined Indian Police service on 18-07-1967. For exemplary service and duty has received President’s Medal in 1986 and then in 1995. In 1997 he has received Governor’s medal for exemplary service and duty. In Odia language he has written 24 books. These are, TIRYAK DRISTI in 1982, SAPATHA SANTALARA in 1983, DAROGA SAHITIKA in 1984, MANARA MUKURA in 1985, SAHARARA UPKANTHE novel for which he has received Orissa Sahitya Akademy Award, which was written in 1993, GOMATIRA SESHA HASA in 1994, ASAMPURNA JHANKAR (1994), SUNANDARA DIARY (1995), BAHUDINA PARE (1995), SAMYARA SARE GAMA (1996), JANMA MRUTYU O ANYANA GALPA (1996), HASARA GODHULI (1996), GARBARU PARABHAV (1996), BICHITRA JIBAJANTU (VOL.I TO IV) (1996), BICHITRA JIBAJAGATA VOL – V (1996), DHULI JAMITHIBA BAHITIYA (1997), DIGANTA PATHE (1998), KATHA SEKALARA (1998), AIN KANOON (1999), BICHITRA JIBAJAGAT (ANIMAL STORIES) 1999, MRUTYU SAJYARA MANACHITRA (2000), KATHA EKALARA (2001), BIPIN MISHRANKARA KATHA O KAHANI (STORIES), 2001, ANYA EKA KURUSHETRA (2002), BIGATA SAHASHRABDI (2004). He has translated from Hindi language to Odia ‘ANNADA’ in 2000, ANTARJATRA in 2002, then from English to Odia TUMEBI JITIPARA English titlte ‘You Can Win’ by Shiv Khera (2002). Besides books of Sri Mishra translated from Odia to Hindi by others are SAPATHA SANTALIKI (Odia SAPATHA SANTALARA IN 1987), MAN KI AINEMENIN (1991) (Odia MANARA MUKURA), SAHAR KI HASIYE PAR (1999) (Odia SAHARARA UPAKANTHE), SUNANDA KI DIARY (2002), BAHAT DIN BAAD (2003), EK ANANYA KURUKSHETRA (2003), Besides, books of Sri Mishra translated from Odia Telugu by other – BIPIN KATHABALI (1994), SAPATHA SANTALARA (2005). The literary Awards received by Sri B.B. Mishra are : Best essayist (1983) by Dainik Asha, Berhampur, Best story writer (1984), from Dharitri, Bhubaneswar, Best story write (1986), Falgu Sahitya Sansad, Berhampur, Odia Sahitya Akademi Award (1994) for novel, ‘SAHARARA UPAKANTHE, BARTIKA SAMMAN (1996), KABISEKHAR CHINTAMANI SAMMAN (1997), BARTIKA PURASKAR (1997) BISUVA SAMMAN (1997), PRAJAPATI PURASKAR (1997), Best book of the year ‘MRUTYU SAJYARA MANACHITRA’ (stories collection) 2000 by Rajadhani Book Fair, Bhubaneswar, Popular Science writer award (2003) by Orissa Bigyana Academy, Sarala Sahitya Samman (2004) – Highest literary award for Odia literature in Orissa by Sarala Sahitya Sansad.