Kuchangi Prasanna is a journalist turned writer, a postgraduate in Kannada(Folklore). Since his studenthood he actively involved with Farmer's and Dalit's movements of the state. He worked as a Reporter and Sub-editor for various regional and state Kannada dailies from 1988 to 2002. His deep interest in Spirituality resulted in authoring of two books on Zen in Kannada - 'Thala Odeda Madake' and 'Idu Zen Alla'. Currently, he lives in Bengaluru, Karnataka.