In most of his adult life professor I.D. Tiwari has been on a long and meaningful voyage in the deep seas of literature. A scholar with a true passion for knowledge and vast experience, he is fully equipped with proper tools to edit Stephen Gill in the West.
Professor Tiwari is a devoted scholar who has been interested, particularly in American, Indian and Diaspora Literatures. His interest in American Literature goes back to his early days that culminated in his doctorate on John Ernest Steinbeck. His deep interest in American Literature did not affect his interest in Indian English and Hindi literatures. His two novels in Hindi, his mother tongue, affirms it. In addition, he has authored four books of critical nature in English. He also edited Literary Discourses, a respectable journal. Ten scholars have received doctorates under his supervision and some are still pursuing their doctorates. In addition, he has published several research papers and given a number of talks at national and international literary seminars and conferences. He has worked also as a Registrar of the university where he is employed now. Currently, Professor Tiwari heads the English Department and foreign languages of GGV University in the province of Chhattisgarh in India.