Shailesh Kumar Mishra is a renowned educationist. He is working as Assistant Professor of English in the Department of Higher Education of the Government of Chhattisgarh. He worked as teacher educator for the Oracle Education Foundation (USA). He is an academic facilitator and linguist. He composes poetry in English, Hindi and Chhattisarhi. He has been awarded with “the Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan Shikshak Samman”.