Aishwarya Iyer was raised in India and Bahrain, and studied literature at the universities of Mumbai, Jadavpur and Pennsylvania. Her poems have appeared in journals such as QLRS, Eclectica, Kindle Magazine, The Bombay Literary Magazine, Humanities Underground, Almost Island, Muse India, Pratik: A Magazine of Contemporary Writing, and in the anthology, A Map Called Home (2018). She was the recipient of the Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize (2015). She teaches at O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, and is working on her first book of poems.