I am a published author/editor with an academic background in English Literature and Creative Writing.
I have graduated with a Masters' in English with a book-length thesis in Creative Nonfiction from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. I have worked as a consultant at the Writing Center of the institution from 2011-2012, mentoring and guiding undergraduate and graduate students through the entire critical cognitive process of writing. Besides, I have been a recipient of the Ralph Warden/Robert Spire scholarship for being an outstanding graduate student in 2012.
Currently, I am a Creative Editor for '13th Floor Magazine', a publication produced by the Writer’s Workshop of The University of Nebraska. Besides, I am also a freelance writer and columnist for a number of websites and online journals based in the US. Also, my essays, articles, fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction work have been published in a number of print and online anthologies, including ‘About Place’ journal, ‘Fine Lines’, ‘Prairie Fire Newspaper’, ‘River Poets Journal’, ‘Café Dissensus’, ‘13th Floor Magazine’, ‘Northeast Review’, ‘Indian Review’ and 'The Woman Inc Poetry Project'. I am also a monthly column writer for 'Cafe Dissensus', 'Morsels and Juices' and 'B'khush.com, all of them online magazines based in the US.
Ralph Warden/Robert Spire scholarship from the University of Nebraska for being an outstanding graduate student in 2012
Bi-monthly Critics Award for September/October at 'Destiny Poets' International Community of Poets (ICOP), UK.
Poet of the Month award at Destiny Poets' ICOP, for January 2015
Honorable Mention for creative nonfiction/essays in two annual writing contests hosted by ‘New Millennium Writings’ in 2010 and 2015.
Invited to the Kriti Festival of Literature and the Arts at the University of Illinois at Chicago as a panelist and reader in September 2014.
I am actively looking for writing, editing and proofreading assignments, including copy writing, academic content writing, creative writing, and also book manuscript editing, proofreading and book reviewing. I have experience in writing and editing articles, essays, research papers, composition papers and a whole gamut of writing projects across diverse disciplines.