Subrat Mohanty was born in 1993 in Bhubaneswar, the capital of the Indian coastal state of Odisha. After having completed his school education in Bhubaneswar, he moved to Dehradun to pursue his graduation studies in petroleum engineering and thereafter has been working as a petroleum engineer. Writing has always been a passion for him apart from engineering. He started publishing his poems on a blog – “The Shades Of My Mind” where he still continues to publish his poems. The poems were published in the form of a book by the same name in the year 2016. The author has also penned down a novel – “The Half Story” which talks about the story of a youth who fights his way through love and heartbreak as he learns about the ways of world.