Kishore Kumar Khilla lives at Sadasivpur, Malkangiri, Odisha. He completed his M.A. in English Literature from Berhampur University, Ganjam, Odisha. He is passionate about writing poetry both in English and Odia. His works of art has appeared in Aulos: An Anthology of English Poetry, Writers Editors Critics, Insulatus: An Anthology of Modern English Poetry, Kabita Kanana, Love and Pain, Opus the Poetic Soul, The Domain of Life Books and he is a regular writer of Lipi Magazine.