Team

Rohini Gupta

Co-founder & Fiction Editor

Rohini Gupta is a writer and teacher who lives by the sea in Mumbai, India, surrounded by trees, cats, dogs, crows, books, coffee shops and a sprawling metropolitan city.She started as a poet. For many years she wrote for newspapers, magazines and websites. She has also published flash fiction, poems and stories.

She teaches haiku and the art of fiction at various literary festivals and colleges. She has organised art and new age festivals, but now focuses on writing books.

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Raamesh Gowri Raghavan

Co-founder & Poetry Editor

Raamesh Gowri Raghavan moonlights as an award-winning copywriter by day and daylights as an award-wanting poet by night, and sandwiches writing haiku, editing the literary e-journal Narrow Road, the occasional trek, peer counselling for suicide prevention, and learning languages in between.

He thinks he is funny, but his friends vehemently disagree. 

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Paresh Tiwari

Co-founder & Haibun Editor

Poet, artist and editor Paresh Tiwari has been widely published, especially in the sub-genre of Japanese poetry. A Pushcart Prize nominee, his collection of haibun Raindrops chasing Raindrops is the recipient of the ‘Touchstone Distinguished Book Awards – 2017’. 

Paresh has co-edited the landmark International Haibun Anthology, Red River Book of Haibun, Vol 1 which was published by Red River Publications in 2019, and is the serving haibun editor of the online literary magazine Narrow Road.

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Srividya Srikumar

Columnist

A critically-acclaimed poet, Dr. Srividya Sivakumar is a teacher, and a speaker. She has two collections of verse- The Heart is an Attic, and The Blue Note.

Her work has appeared in several anthologies and journals and her poem, Bamboo, was nominated for the Best of the Net Anthology in 2018. She wrote a weekly column, Running on Poetry, for The Hindu’s MetroPlus, for eighteen months. Dr. Srividya’s doctorate is on ‘The Image of Women in the Novels of Salman Rushdie.’

G. Akila

Book Reviewer

G.Akila juggles the muse, work, home and a ten-year-old daughter. She has presented her poems at the Sahitya Akademi, Hyderabad Litfest, Goa Litfest, TedX, and has been published in anthologies and online journals of repute. She is also an active member of the Twin City Poetry Club, Hyderabad. A featured poet in the Wordweavers Annual Poetry Contest, she was also placed second in their 2017 edition. Her poem ‘Stains’ was one of the ten shortlisted for the WomenincSakhi Award 2018 for poetry. 

Arundhati Agomacharyya

Corresponding Editor

Arundhati Agomacharyya is a student of Sociology and social sciences at large. She is a literary enthusiast and often delves in poetry and short fiction. She can be found writing and reading poetry in cafés, by the side of shuttered stores, and under old trees.