Ravindra Prabhat (born 5 April 1969) is a Hindi novelist, journalist, poet, and short story writer from India. He has worked as an editor and screen play writer. Some of his works have been translated into other languages and published in various literary magazines and anthologies. Prabhat was born on 5 April 1969 in the village of Mahindwara, Sitamarhi, India. He raised and received primary education there. He obtained higher education in geography honours from B. R. Ambedkar Bihar University in Muzaffarpur, he later studied Master of Journalism and Mass Communication (MJMC) from the Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University, Allahabad. According to the Brahmin family culture he underwent an upanayan initiation at age eleven. He married M. Prabhat, in Bettiah on 18 May 1989. They have a son and two daughters.