Jyothsna phanija is a poet, fiction writer, editor, and an essayist. Her first book of poems Ceramic Evening was published in 2016. Her poems, short stories, research articles have appeared widely in print and online literary magazines. She has conducted a poetry writing workshop “Speaking Pictures: Image Narratives in Poetry” in 2015 Writers Carnival. She obtained PhD in English Literature from EFLU Hyderabad. Currently she teaches English at ARSD College (University of Delhi). Her focus areas include postcolonial literature, postmodern poetry, disability
literature, and literary theory.