Vineetha Mekkoth is a poet, writer, translator, editor. Lives with her family in Calicut, Kerala. Works in the government sector. On the translators panel of the Kerala Sahitya Academy. Has published poems in various anthologies and literary websites. Her poems have been included in the Brian Wrixon anthologies 'Words on the Winds of Change' and 'Women of One World', and in the anthologies Divine Madness and Hung On The Cross. Also on the websites Langlit, Learning and Creativity, Readomania. She is co-editor of ‘A Dangerous Predicament and Other Snippets: The Great Balancing Act in Indian Families’ by SLN & Mithila Kannan published by Partridge Publishing India, 2014. She has been selected for the ICOP Critics Award for March 2015 and her poem chosen as the Poem of the Month, April 2015 by Destiny Poets, UK. She is a co-editor and participating poet of the anthology ‘Umbilical Chords: An Anthology on Parents Remembered’. Her short story finds a place in the book ‘Silhouette I And II And Other Short Fiction’ published by Authorspress, 2017.