Born in Khagaria, Bihar in 1964 Dr. Sunil Kumar Navin graduated from T.N.B. College, Bhagalpur and did M.A. from the Department of English, Bhagalpur University, Bhagalpur. He has been teaching English in Nabira Mahavidyalaya, Katol (Nagpur) for the last 21 years. He did his Ph.D. in 2000. Since 2004 he has been supervising scholars for Ph.D. work. So far six scholars have been awarded Ph.D. under his supervision. He completed two UGC sponsored Minor Research Projects, one on “Problems in Acquisition of L2 (Eng.) among Students in Rural Parts of Vidarbha: Reasons and Remedies”in 2008 and the other on “Expression of Social Realism in Shiv K. Kumar’s Novels” in 2010. His research articles have been published in many reference books. He has presented papers in state, national and International level seminars and conferences. He organized an “Interface” with Indian English writer, Padmabhushan Prof. Dr. Shiv K. Kumar during 52nd All India English Teachers’ Conference (8-10 Jan. 2008).His poems have been published in anthologies like Spark, Heart Throbs and A Posy of Poesy.
His poetry collection I Will Ride My Cycle to Schoolhas been published in 2010. He edited volume ofcritical essaysMultiplexity of Postcolonial Literatureandshort-story collectionClosed Doors and Other Storieshave been published by Authorspress, New Delhi in 2010 and 2012 respectively.
Currently, he is Chairman, Board of Studies (Languages in Science), RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur as well as a Member on Academic Council, RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur.