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VerbalArt


Subtitle: A Global Journal Devoted to Poets & Poetry


Edited By: Vivekanand Jha, Rajnish Mishra & C S Dubey


Publisher:  AuthorsPress


ISBN-13: 2347 - 632X


Year of Publication: 2016


Pages: 161

                                       Binding: Paperback(PB)


Category:  English Literature


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Book Description


Book Contents


 

Contents

 

Poetry

 

 

  • 16th Street Limitations --John Casquarelli
  • A Letter to Nomad of Sunrise--Michael Enevoldsen
  • Yellow--Sunil Sharma
  • May--Robert Nisbet
  • The Camera--Harihar Jha
  • My Death--Harihar Jha
  • I Am Perfect--A.J. Huffman
  • Revelation--Anne Britting Oleson
  • Bicycle--John Kross
  • Mice in the Walls--John Grey
  • What can be said?--Poornima Laxmeshwar
  • Remember--Allison Grayhurst
  • A Poem Comes Alive--Vihang A. Naik
  • Desire--Vihang A. Naik
  • What You Want--Nalini Priyadarshni
  • First Masterpiece--Preeta Chandran
  • Silence--Sue Butler
  • Corners--Sue Butler
  • Verbal Art--Sankari Prasad Sarkar
  • Writings on the sand--Sonali Dalal
  • Don’t Scream, Lady--Tikvah Feinstein
  • A Verse's Claim--Jacob Erin-Cilberto
  • Morning--Ruth Egan
  • The Splash--Tejaswini Patil
  • The Present--Tejaswini Patil
  • Windchimes--Yashi Srivastava
  • Join Me Face to Face--Kaushal K Srivastava
  • I Ate My Mother’s Hair--Ruth Sabath Rosenthal
  • Aging and what it means….. --K. S. Subramanian
  • Spiritum--Yuan Changming
  • Icicle --Yuan Changming
  • Safe Bondage or Dangerous Liberty?--G Venkatesh
  • You are my beloved--Avdhesh S. Jha

 

 

Critical/Research/Academic Articles

 

  • Discovering Divinity in Self: An Analysis of Vivekananda’s “The Song of the Sannyasin”--Prashant Mahajan & Pragyaa Gupta
  • Meera- The Devotee and the Lover--Dr. Payal Kishore Trivedi                                                                                                                
  • The spiritual in Jaydeep Sarangi’s latest poetry collection: From Dulong to Beas: Flow of the Soul--Sunil Sharma

 

 

Memoir

  • Memoir Excerpt--Gary Langford

Interviews

 

  • Poetry can Touch and Extrude a Sort of Revelation: Dr Santosh Alex in conversation with Jayanta Mahapatra
  • Nalini Priyadarshni Interviews D. Russel Micnhimer
  • Jaydeep Sarangi in Conversation with Vihang Naik
  • Coffee with the Poet, Mohineet Kaur Boparai Conducted by Chistina Finlayson Taylor

 

Book Reviews

 

  • Book Review of Nikitha Hingad’s Philia and Sophia by  Chandra Shekhar Dubey
  • Book Review of C. L, Khatri’s Two-Minute Silence by Dr. Rajiv Ranjan Dwivedi
  • Book Review of Chandra Shekhar Dubey’s Real Resonance – The Unreal Mind by Dr Rajnish Mishra
  • Book Reviewof Tripti Sharan, Neeti Banga and Abhijit Narayan’s Poetry Collection The Dew Drops by Chandra Shekhar Dubey
  • Book Review of Pashupati Jha’s Poetry Collection Awaiting Eden Again by Dr Vivekanand Jha
 

About the Book


 

Contributors

 

John Casquarelli is the author of two full-length collections, On Equilibrium of Song (Overpass Books 2011) and Lavender (Authorspress 2014). He is an English Instructor at CUNY Kingsborough. In addition to teaching, John serves as Editor for Otter Magazine (http://ottermagazine.com/) and Overpass Books (http://overpassbooks.org/). He was awarded the 2010 Esther Hyneman Award for Poetry and the 2015 Petite Kafka Award, and is a member of the Unbearables. His work has appeared in the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association’s (HETL) anthology, Teaching as a Human Experience (Cambridge Scholars Publishing).Other publishing credits include Storm Cycle: Best of Kind of a Hurricane Press, Suisun Valley Review, Ginosko Literary Journal, Pyrokinection, Visceral Brooklyn, Flatbush Review, and Kinship of Rivers.

 

Michael Enevoldsen is a poet and photographer, who lives in Denmark, just outside the capital of Copenhagen. He has education as both a gardener and preschool teacher. The latter he finished at the University College of the city of Roskilde in 2015. His interests include literature, metaphysics, philosophy, meditation and nature – particularly bird watching and hiking. Also he has works in the forthcoming issue of  Madison's Lake Anthology, Indiana Voice Journal and Writing Raw. Enevoldsen’s photo (together with his poem Her red heart as a citation) is used by “AQUILRELLE” as a cover photo for Alisa Velaj’s book “A Gospel of Light”, published in May 2015. Another photo is published alongside the poem "You, wandering in search of light" by Alisa Velaj .in "IMMAGINE & POESIA", Vol. 2 - Project ( e-book), 2015

 

Sunil Sharma is India-born, suburban-Mumbai-based story-teller, poet, critic, freelance journalist, literary editor, reviewer, interviewer and essayist. He is a college principal. His debut novel, The Minotaur, is inching towards critical acclaim, and, short fiction and poetry are featured in many prestigious international and national print and online journals. He also edits NFJ (New Fiction Journal) and is on the board of many literary journals. He is also recipient of UK-based The Destiny Poets’ inaugural award as the poet of the year 2012. http://sunilsharmafictionwriter.blogspot.com/

 

Robert Nisbet, a writer from Wales, UK, was for some years an associate lecturer in creative writing at Trinity College, Carmarthen. Some of his short stories appear in his collection Downtrain (Parthian, 2004) and in the anthology Story II (Parthian, 2014), his poems in magazines like The Frogmore Papers, The Interpreter’s House, Dream Catcher, The Journal, Scintilla and Prole, in his collection Merlin’s Lane (Prolebooks, 2011), and in the USA in The Camel Saloon, Main Street Rag and Hobo Camp Review

 

Harihar Jha was born at Banswara in Rajasthan(India). Having worked as Scientific Officer in Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai for much of his time, he came to Melbourne in 1990. He is a post-graduate M.Sc. from Udaipur University. Currently he is working as Senior Info Tech Officer in Bureau of Meteorology.  Poetry for him is a call to the roots in India. He has received awards from "International Society of Poets" and "International Library of Poetry". He is a column writer for Srijangathaand  has given constructive contribution to Hind-Yugm. He is one of the co-ordinators of “Sahitya_Sandhya” in Melbourne. He has given talks and recited poems on radio-channel in India and Australia.

 

A.J. Huffman has published eleven solo chapbooks and one joint chapbook through various small presses. Her new poetry collection, Another Blood Jet, is now available from Eldritch Press.  She has two more poetry collections forthcoming: A Few Bullets Short of Home, from mgv2>publishing and Degeneration, from Pink Girl Ink.  She is a Three-Time Pushcart Prize nominee, and has published over 2100 poems in various national and international journals, including Labletter, The James Dickey Review, Bone Orchard, EgoPHobia, and Kritya. She is also the founding editor of Kind of a Hurricane Press. www.kindofahurricanepress.com 

 

Anne Britting Oleson has been published widely on four continents.  She earned her MFA at the Stonecoast program of USM.  She has published two chapbooks, The Church of St. Materiana (2007) and The Beauty of It (2010). A third chapbook, Planes and Trains and Automobiles, is forthcoming from Portent Press (UK), and a novel, The Book of the Mandolin Player, is forthcoming from B Ink Publishing--both in 2015.

 

John Kross is an aspiring poet who lives and works in Dallas, Texas.  He has been fortunate enough to be published several times previously, In the 2012, 2013 and 2014 “Best Of” anthology Storm Cycle from A Kind  of a Hurricane Press, and most recently in the 2014 print anthology Something’s Brewing and the 2015 print anthology Petals in the Pan also from A Kind of a Hurricane Press.

John Grey is an Australian poet, US resident. He has been recently published in New Plains Review, Mudfish and Spindrift with work upcoming in South Carolina Review, Gargoyle, Sanskrit and Louisiana Literature.  

 

Poornima Laxmeshwar is an MBA in finance and works as content writer for a living. Her haiku and poems have appeared in several magazines and anthologies. She resides in the garden city Bangalore, India.

 

Allison Grayhurst is a full member of the League of Canadian Poets. She has over 425 poems published in more than 220 international journals and anthologies. Her book Somewhere Falling was published by Beach Holme Publishers in 1995. Since then she has published eleven other books of poetry and five collections with Edge Unlimited Publishing. Prior to the publication of Somewhere Falling she had a poetry book published, Common Dream, and four chapbooks published by The Plowman. Her poetry chapbook The River is Blind was published by Ottawa publisher above/ground press in December 2012. More recently, her e-chapbook Surrogate Dharma was published by Kind of a Hurricane Press, Barometric Pressures Author Series in October 2014. She lives in Toronto with her family. She also sculpts, working with clay; www.allisongrayhurst.com

 

Vihang A. Naik , born in Surat, Gujarat on September 2, 1969. He is Indian poetry writing in English and translates Gujarati language poetry into English. His English language poems have appeared in literary journals such as: Indian P.E.N., Indian Literature: A Sahitya Akademi Bi-Monthly Journal , Kavya Bharati, POESIS : A Journal of Poetry Circle , Mumbai , The Journal of The Poetry Society ( India ) , The Journal of Indian Writing In English , The Journal of Literature and Aesthetics , The Brown Critique ,The Poetry Chain among other significant journals and poetry anthologies. He is educated from The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda with Philosophy, Indian and English Literature. He had his primary schooling from Navrachana School of Baroda, Gujarat. He now teaches English at Shree Ambaji Arts College, North Gujarat, India since July, 1997. His literary info can be found at website www.vihang.org

 

Nalini Priyadarshni is a poet, writer, editor and amateur photographer. Her work has appeared at Up the Staircase Weekly, eFiction India, Mad Swirl, Crescent Magazine, The Riveter Review, Writes & Lovers Café, The Gambler, Camel Saloon, Earl of Plaid, CUIB-NEST-NIDO, and The Open Road Review besides numerous anthologies including I Am Woman, Awakening of She, Art of Being Human etc. Her forthcoming publications include Maelstrom Journal, Undertow Tanka and Phoenix Photo and Fiction.

 

Preeta Chandran is the author of ‘The Painted Verse’, a book of poetry and painting, co-created with painter Pankaj Kumar Saxena.  Preeta has been published in ‘Suvarnarekha’, an Anthology by the Poetry Society of India, and recently in a newspaper, The Hans India. She has also been published in ‘The Dance of the Peacock’, an anthology of English poetry from India, by the Hidden Brook Press, Canada. She has received Honorable Mention for her poems in the popular literary e-journal, Muse India. Her poems have also been selected to be presented in an art and poetry exhibition in Canada in January 2015. Preeta is an MBA, working with a Global organization, leading a team of writers and editors.

 Wikipedia link:      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Painted_Verse

 

Sue Butler currently lives on the east coast of Essex, close to a creek and salt-marsh. She is Poetry Editor of Writers’ Forum magazine, www.writers-forum.com. She also produces a monthly poetry feature for the internationally renowned, Beth Chatto Garden www.bethchatto.co.uk and is responsible for the creative writing exercise in Wetherspoon News. A keen walker and gardener, Sue works as a copywriter specializing in health & wellbeing. Her particular interest is in the psychological elements people can harness to ensure they lose weight quickly and safely then don’t regain it.

 

Sankari Prasad Sarkar had his degree in Science and in Metallurgical Engineering. He was born when World War II was in full fury and an all-out struggle for Indian Independence was going on. He had been engaged in the production of defense equipments, in industry as a consultant and finally in Bharat Heavy Electricals limited till his retirement as a Senior Deputy General Manager. Despite his preoccupation with service and profession he nurtured his passion for poems. His first anthology of English poems titled For You stands published in August 2013 in US by Outskirts Press. It has earned acclaim from poetry lovers and readers.

 

Sonali Dalal is a professional working in export industry. She is a passionate photographer and occasional writer. Her hobbies include photography, travelling and reading. She can be contacted at  sonalisdalal@gmail.com.

 

Tikvah Feinsteinisfounder and director of nonprofit Taproot Writer’s Workshop Inc. and editor of Taproot Literary Review for 25 editions. She has been widely published in poetry and fiction, earning awards in both. Tikvah has coordinated 23 international creative writing contests and award ceremonies. She worked as staff reporter on a daily newspaper. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh’s Writing Program, she has repeatedly been listed in Marquis Who’s Who Registry of Outstanding Professionals in America, and is included in Who’s Who in American Women since 2011. She is recipient of a Jefferson Award for 2010 for volunteers for 30 years of helping other writers.   

 

Jacob Erin-Cilberto, originally from Bronx, NY, now resides in Carbondale, Illinois.  He has been writing and publishing poetry since 1970.  He currently teaches at John A. Logan and Shawnee Community colleges in Southern Illinois. His work has appeared in numerous small magazines and journals.  He has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize in Poetry in 2006-2007-2008 and again in 2010.  He teaches poetry workshops for Heartland Writers Guild, Southern Illinois Writers Guild and Union County Writers Guild.

 

Ruth Egan is an Irish poet living in Dublin, Ireland.  She has had work published in Baby BEEF Zine and was one of the winners of the Liberties Festival 2013 poetry competition in Dublin. 

 

G Venkatesh is a 42-year old researcher based in Trondheim, Norway, where he lives with his wife. He has two Master's Degrees - one in mechanical engineering (Mumbai, India) and one in Industrial Ecology (Singapore-Germany). He holds a PhD in Industrial Ecology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Venkatesh is also a freelance writer for a clutch of magazines of various genres around the world. He has a penchant for purposeful developmental work, and intends to contribute to the cause of holistic (socioeconomic-environmental-spiritual) development in the years to come.

 

Tejaswini Patil is from Karad, Maharashtra. Her poems have found place in the journals like Muse India (e journal), Contemporary Vibes (Chandigarh) and Literary Voyage (Gulbarga).

 

Yashi Srivastava is a law graduate who currently lives in New Delhi. She is a travel enthusiast, a bookworm and a movie buff. Writing is her love, dancing, and her paramour.  She believes in simple living and dreams of travelling the world one day. She can be contacted at  yashi.sri922@gmail.com.

 

Kaushal K Srivastava started my academic career as a Lecturer in Physics, Patna University, in 1967. During the past forty years I have worked at Universities in India, Australia, Britain, and the United States; and finally retired from Bhagalpur University (Bihar) after serving as the Professor and Head of the Department of Physics for many years. Post-retirement he settled in Melbourne, Australia, and attached to a local university on a part-time basis. Besides his engagement with Science he has taken up writing in Hindi and English as his passion and hobby. During this phase he has reflected upon the emerging social and cultural themes in a global world; and those images are reflected in his writings.

 

Ruth Sabath Rosenthal is a New York poet, well published in literary journals and poetry anthologies throughout the U.S. and, also, internationally. In October 2006, her poem "on yet another birthday" was nominated for a Pushcart prize. Ruth has 4 books of poetry available for purchase on Amazon.com (U.S.A.): “Facing Home” (a chapbook), “Facing Home and Beyond,” “little, but by no means small” and  “Food: Nature vs Nurture.” For more about Ruth, visit her website: www.newyorkcitypoet.com

 

Avdhesh S. Jha is a Faculty at EDI of India, Gandhinagar. Having command over six languages and interested in Methodology teaching, Philosophy, Psychology, Research Methodology and Statistics the author accredits to himself to prepare, design and introduce several new subjects in the curriculum of various faculties of various universities. The author has presented about 25 papers in the National and the International Seminars most of which are published. The author has supervised several research scholars and has published list of books in English, Gujarati and Hindi language with the national and international publishers. In addition to have published the list of books pertaining to higher education, the author tends to bear interest in spiritualism, poetry writing, short stories and adding to the literature. He is a critic, poet, editor and a teacher.

 

K. S. Subramanian, India has published two volumes of poetry titled Ragpickers and Treading on Gnarled Sand through the Writers Workshop, Kolkata, India.   His poems have appeared in Asian Age and several magazines, anthologies and web sites published at home and abroad. He is a retired Asst. Editor from The Hindu.  

 

Yuan Changming, 8-time Pushcart nominee and author of 5 chapbooks (including Kinship [2015] and The Origin of Letters [2015]), began to learn English at 19 and published monographs on translation before moving to Canada. Currently editing Poetry Pacific with Allen Qing Yuan in Vancouver, Changming has since mid-2005 had poetry appearing  in 1059 literary publications across 36 countries, including Best Canadian Poetry, BestNewPoemsOnline, Cincinnati Review and Threepenny Review.

 

Prashant Mahajan & Pragyaa Gupta, Dept. of P. G. Studies and Research in English, Rani Durgavati Vishvavidyalaya, Jabalpur-482001

 

Dr. Payal Kishore Trivedi is a freelance literary writer and a theatre critic. She completed her Master of Philosophy Program (2005) in Gujarat University on Rasa theory in the works of the renowned playwright Girish Karnad and subsequently her Doctor of Philosophy Degree program (2014) from Indira Gandhi National Open University New Delhi on contemporary relevance in the selected plays (based on myths and folktales) of Girish Karnad. She has been a student of Mudra School of Classical dance Ahmedabad and has completed learning her course in Bharatnatyam from there. She has been continually writing scholarly articles for reputed journals like Kafla intercontinental, Phenomenal Literature, Literary Insight, Bridge in Making etc. She has also presented her papers in International conference and National seminars (organized by ignou). She has also taught communications at various colleges in Ahmedabad as st. Xavier’s  and Indus Institute of Engineering et al.

 

Gary Langford is the author of 32 books, including 13 books of poetry and 14 works of fiction. He has also recorded a CD of his poetry, Gary Langford Reading From His Poems, www.poetryarchive.org and been a poet in International Poets, www.poetryarchve.org His most recent poetry is Unit 6, 3 Quake Road, Steele Roberts, www.steeleroberts.co.nz 2014 and Love Detective Latte, Steele Roberts, www.steeleroberts.co.nz 2015 Gary is a writer and painter in Melbourne, Australia, and Christchurch, New Zealand.

 

Dr Santosh Alex, poet, writer and multilingual translator, was born in 1971 in Kerala. He has a Ph.D. on the poetry of K. Satchidanandan and Kedaranath Singh from VIT University, Chennai. He has a poetry collection (Dooram 2008 ) in Malayalam. His poems have been translated into Hindi, English, Telugu, Nepali and Odiya.  His poetry have appeared in Hudson View (South Africa ), Best Poems Encyclopedia (New York),The Single Hound (USA,)Rahapen (Norway ),The Enchanting Verse and Indian Ruminations.  Poem published in Sunrise from Blue Thunder- An International Anthology edited by Ami Kaye. He has been featured as the poet of the month by Single Hound – Literary Journal from USA. during September 2011. His Hindi poems have been published in Janpath, Margdarshak, Vagarth and Lau.

 

 

Nalini Priyadarshni is a poet, writer, editor and amateur photographer. Her work has appeared at Up the Staircase Weekly, eFiction India, Mad Swirl, Crescent Magazine, The Riveter Review, Writes & Lovers Café, The Gambler, Camel Saloon, Earl of Plaid, CUIB-NEST-NIDO, and The Open Road Review besides numerous anthologies including I Am Woman, Awakening of She, Art of Being Human etc. Her forthcoming publications include Maelstrom Journal, Undertow Tanka, 52 Loves and Phoenix Photo and Fiction. She lives in India with her husband and two feisty kids. 

 

 

Dr. Jaydeep Sarangi (b.1973) is A Bilingual Writer, Academic, Editor, Translator, Academic Administrator And The Author Of A Number Of Significant Publications (including 24 Academic Books And Four Books Of Poems) On English Literature In Reputed Anthologies And Journals. He Is The Mentor Of Many Academic, Literary Journals And In The Editorial Board Of Several Journals. He Has Guest Edited Two Issues For muse India on Marginal Literatures From The Eastern India And The North East. Recently, He Had Been Awarded With Visiting Fellow To The University Of Wollongong (2012) And The Westerly Centre, UWA(2013),  Australia.

 

Christina Finlayson Taylor is a poetess, micro-publisher, wife, mother & homemaker. Poetica-Place is her literary blog space that encompasses two micro-presses as well as reviews, interviews, opinions, et cetera. She is a proud mother of three amazing children: Light, Love, and Strength. Gardening, Western philosophy and spirituality are a few of her passions alongside the scents of sandalwood, lavender and VANilla; the sounds of Baroque and neofolk music; and all things that make living in the present moment a joyous occasion.

 

Chandra Shekhar Dubey is a poet, translator, researcher and teacher. He is Associate Professor in the Department of English, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College(E), University of Delhi. He has published books, poems, reviews , short stories  and research papers.He published three books of his poems titled “Ripple On A Stone”, Writers Workshop,Calcutta,1994, “Substance of Shadows”, Swati  Publication, NewDelhi, 2007, “Real Resonance; The Unreal Mind, Sambhavi, Kolkata,2015.His poems have been widely anthologized nationally and internationally . He edited the translated version of Ramcharitmanas, Richa Publication, New Delhi, 1999. He has translated poems, short stories and theological works from Hindi to English. He is associated with many literary bodies and journals as advisory member, fellow member and editor.

 

Dr. Rajiv Ranjan Dwivedi,  Assistant Professor in English, University School of Humanities and Social Sciences  Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi.

 

Rajnish Mishra is an Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Science and Humanities, Galgotia University, Uttar Pradesh, India. He has M A in English Literature and was awarded Ph D on the topic of A Critical Analysis of Villains in Shakespeare’s Tragedies. He has more than fifteen years of teaching experience at various levels and more than twenty critical articles and research papers of his are published in various national and international publications and journals. He has co-edited six critical anthologies on Indian English Literature. He is presently working on the psychogeographical effect of his city, Varanasi, in both creative and critical media. He is the Associate Editor of two literary journals, VerbalArt & Phenomenal Literature.

 

Vivekanand Jha is a translator, editor and award winning poet from India. He has a Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Certificate in Computer Hardware and Networking, MA and Ph. D in English. He is the author of 5 books of poetry. He has also authored one critical book on the poetry of Jayanta Mahapatra and edited nine critical anthologies on Indian English Writing. His works have been published in more than 100 magazines round the world. Moreover his poems have been published in more than 25 poetry anthologies. He has more than 25 research and critical articles published in various national and international anthologies and referred journals. Recently he has edited a poetry anthology, The Dance of the Peacock, featuring 151 Indian English poets and published by Hidden Brook Press, Canada. He is son of noted professor, poet and award winning translator Dr. Raja Nand Jha (Crowned with Sahitya Akademi Award, New Delhi). He is the founder and  Chief Editor of two literary journals, VerbalArt & Phenomenal Literature. www.vivekanandjha.com


About the Author


 

Vivekanand Jha is a translator, editor and award winning poet from India. He has a Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Certificate in Computer Hardware and Networking, MA and Ph. D in English. He is the author of 5 books of poetry. He has also authored one critical book on the poetry of Jayanta Mahapatra and edited nine critical anthologies on Indian English Writing. His works have been published in more than 100 magazines round the world. Moreover his poems have been published in more than 25 poetry anthologies. He has more than 25 research and critical articles published in various national and international anthologies and referred journals. Recently he has edited a poetry anthology, The Dance of the Peacock, featuring 151 Indian English poets and published by Hidden Brook Press, Canada. He is son of noted professor, poet and award winning translator Dr. Raja Nand Jha (Crowned with Sahitya Akademi Award, New Delhi). He is the founder and  Chief Editor of two literary journals, VerbalArt & Phenomenal Literature. www.vivekanandjha.com

 

Rajnish Mishra is an Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Science and Humanities, Galgotia University, Uttar Pradesh, India. He has M A in English Literature and was awarded Ph D on the topic of A Critical Analysis of Villains in Shakespeare’s Tragedies. He has more than fifteen years of teaching experience at various levels and more than twenty critical articles and research papers of his are published in various national and international publications and journals. He has co-edited six critical anthologies on Indian English Literature. He is presently working on the psychogeographical effect of his city, Varanasi, in both creative and critical media. He is the Associate Editor of two literary journals, VerbalArt & Phenomenal Literature.

 

Chandra Shekhar Dubey is a poet, translator, researcher and teacher. He is Associate Professor in the Department of English, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College(E), University of Delhi. He has published books, poems, reviews , short stories  and research papers.He published three books of his poems titled “Ripple On A Stone”, Writers Workshop,Calcutta,1994, “Substance of Shadows”, Swati  Publication, NewDelhi, 2007, “Real Resonance; The Unreal Mind, Sambhavi, Kolkata,2015.His poems have been widely anthologized nationally and internationally . He edited the translated version of Ramcharitmanas, Richa Publication, New Delhi, 1999. He has translated poems, short stories and theological works from Hindi to English. He is associated with many literary bodies and journals as advisory member, fellow member and editor.