The list of Eastlit Writers April 2017 is alphabetical by first name:
Chitralekha Sreejai’s writings have appeared in some of the popular Indian and International magazines like Woman’s Era and Alive (Delhi press magazines), The Khaleej Times online (UAE), The Galway Review (Ireland), Eastlit, A New Ulster(Northern Ireland) and Writer’s Ezine.Her poem in Writer’s Ezine was selected for ‘The exceptional poem award’. Her first book of poems ‘The divine hand in the dark’ appeared in 2010. She received her PhD in Sanskrit from India. She is currently based in Trivandrum, India.
Dr Dilantha Gunawardana is a molecular biologist who graduated from the University of Melbourne. He moonlights as a poet. His poems have been accepted/published in Eastlit, Kitaab and Ravens Perch. He mixes science with poetry for a living, when what matters is the expression of both words and DNA into something serendipitous. Although an Australian citizen, Dilantha is domiciled in Sri Lanka, his country of birth. He blogs at – https://meandererworld.wordpress.com/
Huge Liu is from China and she is a student of Tianjin University of Finance and Economics.
Jamie Ryder was born in Manchester, England and has recently finished his first book, The Things We Carry, a YA fantasy novel. His short stories have appeared at shortstorysunday.com, New Realm Magazine and Fireborn Publishing.
John McMahon is a writer, motorcycle tour operator, antiques exporter and sometimes educator who lives on the banks of the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi, Thailand. He blogs at somchaisapprentice.
Manoj Nair works in the senior management of a large mnc based in Bangalore ,India. He was a Chevening Gurukul scholar at the London School of Economics in 2008 and is also a member of Mensa. Writing short stories and short poems is his passion.
Nicolas Gattig has been based in Tokyo for seven years and is a regular contributor to the Japan Times (essays, articles, Travel, and Books). His short fiction has been published in The Font magazine.
Nicolas was born in Germany and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has been working in ESL, both in America and Japan, and is now branching out into Communication Coaching.
Rajeswari Surisetty is from Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. India. She has been in the teaching field for the last ten years. At present, she is working for Sri Mittapalli College Of Engineering, located at Tummalapalem, Guntur as an Assistant Professor in English. She has a habit of writing short stories, poetry and articles on current issues for journals and some private publications.
Victoria Crawford is a writer and poet who lives in Chiang Mai, Thailand, after years as a teacher, writer, and computer nerd. She also loves her garden and in particular an umbrella shaped tree that volunteered to grow there a few years ago.