Manglesh Dabral is a prominent contemporary Indian poet who writes in Hindi. He has served in Hindi Patriot, Pratipaksh and Aaspaas in Delhi. He was the Assistant Editor in Purvagrah and the editor of Jansatta. He also worked in Amrit Prabhat. After working in Sahara Samay as Editor, Manglesh joined National Book Trust as an Editorial Consultant after which he joined the Hindi monthly 'Public Agenda' as its Editor. He has published five collections of poetry, two collections of prose, and a travel diary. He received the Sahitya Akademi Award, which he had returned in 2015 in response to the killings of intellectuals in the country.