Kanwar Dinesh Singh Biography

KANWAR DINESH SINGH belongs to India. He has doctorate in English literature from Himachal Pradesh University. He has several publications in English and Hindi to his credit. In English, he has published ten poetry collections: Reveries Incessant (1993) , Implosions (1996) , Asides (1996) , Thinking Aloud (1999) , The Theophany (1999) , House Arrest (2000) , Deuce: Haiku Poems (2001; in collaboration with Patricia Prime of New Zealand) , The Flow of Soul (2002) , Rainbows, Moonbows and Fog (2002) , and Scintillations: The Junctures of Satori (2003) . In Hindi, he has published two volumes of poems: Put-bhed (2003) and Kuhra Dhanush (2006) .
Singh is the recipient of the SAHITYA AKADEMI AWARD from the Government of Himachal Pradesh for his poetry book House Arrest (Kolkata: Writers Workshop,2000) , and the ACHARYA MAHAVIR PRASAD DWIVEDI SAMMAN for his book of Hindi poems entitled Put-bhed (Delhi: Sanjay Prakashan,2003) . His poems, reviews and articles have also appeared in several leading newspapers, journals and magazines viz. Indian Express, The Hindustan Times, National Herald, The Tribune, Femina, Sun, The Rashtriya Sahara, Amar Ujala, Dainik Bhasker, Dainik Jagaran, New Quest, Poetry Today, Journal of Indian Writing in English, Poet, Poetcrit, Continuum, The Quest, Indo-Asian Literature, Indian Book Chronicle, Art and Poetry Today, Heaven, Metverse Muse, Urdu Alive, The Brain Wave, Bridge-in-Making, Canopy, Cyber Literature, Kafla, World Poetry, Wanderlust, Litcrit India and hyphen among many others.
His collection of critical essays and papers has appeared under the title – New Explorations in Indian English Poetry (2003) , besides a book of critical survey of Indian Women’s Poetry under the title: Feminism and Postfeminism: The Context of Modern Indian Women Poets Writing in English (2004) .
Currently, Singh teaches English in a College and edits Litcrit India—a journal of creative and critical writing in English and hyphen—a monthly of contemporary thought and human values.
E-mail: litcritindia.co.in & hyphenmonthly@yahoo.com