A poet and playwright who writes in Kannada language spoken in Karnataka, the Southern Indian State. She has three collections of poems, four plays, an anthology of column writing, a collection of essays. Her poems are translated and published into many Indian and foreign languages. She has presented poems at poetry festivals in Vietnam, Colombia, Cuba, South Africa, Nicaragua and Slovenia.. Mamta has conducted theatre and poetry workshops culminating with readings and productions for women, children and people from marginalized communities. Her poems are subscribed for Kannada text books. Some of her poems are composed with music by known musicians.