Chandan Kumar Jha, a recipient of Junior Research fellowship 2013-14 from cultural ministry, is a multi-faceted Maithili language writer. He won the Yuva Puraskar award, 2017 & Kirtinaryan Mishra Sahitya Samman -2014 by Chetana Samiti , Patna for his poetry collection, Dharti Se Akash Dhari. Chandan is also a representative of Maithili language in Sahityotsav -2017 organized by Sahithya Akademi, New Delhi. His other published work includes monak baat [ gajal collection] , agadam-bagadam[poetry collection] sambhavan [2016 hiku &senaru sangrh] gamak simanpar [2016 poetry collection] and bihasi rahal acchi amaltas [2015 childrens poetry collection]. He is a translator for Sahithya Akademi & two of his poetry collection, one story collection and one essay collection are ready for publication.