EDITORS

Chief in Editor-

Rati Saxena - is a poet, Translator, editor and Director poetry festival-kritya. She Is specialized in the study of the Vedas, especially the Atharva Veda, and secured a Ph.D. Degree in Sanskrit from the University of Rajasthan, Jaipur. She has published two collections of poetry in English, one in Malayalam (translated), four collections of her own poems in Hindi and a critical work in Hindi on the renowned Malayalam poet Balamani Amma. Her poems have been translated into most of the non-Indian languages also. One of her books has been published in Italian and another in Uzbeck language is under publication. Her work on the Atharvaveda has been published as *The Seeds of the Mind--* a fresh approach to the study of Atharvaveda, under the fellowship of the Indira Gandhi National Center for Arts. She has translated about 12 Malayalam works, both prose and poetry, into Hindi and has participated in several national seminars and published articles in a number of journals. She secured the Kendriya Sahitya Akedemy award for translation for the year 2000. She is Chief Editor of a bilingual web journal for poetry - www.kritya.in and managing trustee of a literary foundation called Kritya, under which she organized 6 poetry festivals (four international and two national). She has been invited for poetry reading in prestigious poetry festivals "PoesiaPresente" in Monza (Italy), Mediterranea Festival and International House of Stavanger ( Norway) , Struga Poetry Evening , Mecidonia and '3rd hofleiner donauweiten poesiefestival 2010, Vienna and Famous Poetry festival in Medillin, Colombia. She is Founder member and representative from Asia for World Poetry Movement - Medellin.




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Dr.Jayasree Ramakrishnan Nair - Freelance editor and translator. Senior Associate Editor, Samyukta - A Journal of Women's Studies. Working as Senior Editor at Oregon Technologies, Pravachambalam, Thiruvananthapuram. She has co-ordinated a project on Women and Health, focusing on the physical and mental health of women and published the findings in 'Engendering Health - A Brief History of Women's Involvement in Health Issues' - written in collaboration with Dr. Hema R. Nair. Apart from translations, her creative pursuits include writing poetry and painting. She has translated four plays of Shakespeare into Malayalam, which were published by D.C.Books, Kottayam, 2000. The short stories she translated has appeared in Samakalika Bharathiya Cherukathakal-Malayalam translation of Contemporary Indian Short Stories Vols. 1 & 2 (New Delhi:Sahitya Akademi, 1995). She has also translated and published Walt Whitman's poems into Malayalam. Areas of interest are Translation Studies, Folklore Studies, Shakespeare Studies and Women's Studies.

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