Meet the Poet
Narendra Kumar Arya was born and educated in Varanasi, India. He is a graduate of Banaras Hindu University there, where he received degrees in political science and later, a PhD specializing in the the politics of globalization. He taught as an assistant professor for nearly a decade before becoming a sales professional. Still, he finds his solace in books, photography, sketching, and, of course, writing poetry. His work has appeared in a number of online and print magazines, including Camel Saloon (2012, 2013), EWR (2010, 2011), Dark Snakes (2011), Raven (2011), All Poetry (2010), Atom (2011), Vaak (2013), Sliver Line (2013), Asmita (2014), Dust (2012), Hans (2010, 2011), People’s Street, (2012), and Second Hump, (2014). His poetry, he states, is often an attempt to find a "systemic equilibrium in the face of the destruction and annihilation of the individual, society, and mankind.” Read.