Amar Nath Dwivedi is a Senior Professor of English who retired from the University of Allahabad, Allahabad (India) a few years ago. After his retirement, Dr. Dwivedi joined the U.P. Rajarshi Tandon Open University at Allahabad as a Senior Consultant in English and then proceeded to the Republic of Yemen on an official assignment as Professor & Chairman, Department of English, Faculty of Arts and Education, Taiz University at Al-Turba, Taiz. On his return to India in 2010, he taught English Literature at the University of Allahabad as a Guest Faculty till February 2016. Now, Dr. Dwivedi is engaged in his multiple writing projects.
Dr. Dwivedi is a well-known critic and poet in English. He has published, to date, a dozen books of literary criticism, three books of translation from Hindi into English, and five books of poetry plus a few new poems in English. Dr. Dwivedi is on the board of advisors to The Quest (Ranchi), The Expression (Rae Bareli), The Research Journal of English Studies (Faizabad), and Transnational Literature (Flinders University, Australia). He edits The Journal of Contemporary Literature (Allahabad; a peer-reviewed international journal; U.G.C. approved).
Dr. Dwivedi is listed in the InternationalWho's Who (in “Men of Achievement” and “Register of Intellectuals”) of Cambridge, U.K.; Book of Honor, A.B.I. Inc. of Raleigh, North Caroline, U.S.A.; and in the International Who's Who of Contemporary Achievement of Cambridgeshire, England. Dr. Dwivedi also appears in the biographical Directories of Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi. In January 2011. The International Poets' Academy, Chennai (T.N.) honoured him with Lifetime Achievement Award.