Ratnamala Swain is a well-known poet and author. Recently she published an Odia poetry compilation “Photoframe”. Ratnamala Swain is a well-known Odia poet having two volumes of poetry anthology to her credit. She is the erstwhile editor of one of the Odisha’s best literary journal CHITRA. By profession, she is an architect. Ratnamala Swain, Director of DN Homes is the first woman Industrialist of Odisha in the field of real-estates. Defying all social norms, in 1989 she became Odisha’s first woman contractor. Currently, she is writing her debut novel.