Sunil Sharma

Sunil Sharma is currently Vice-principal and Reader, Department of English, Model College-an A-grade college affiliated to the University of Mumbai-MIDC, Dombivli (East), in District Thane, state of Maharashtra, India. He is a bilingual critic, poet, literary interviewer, editor, translator, essayist and fiction writer. Some of his short stories and poems have already appeared in prestigious journals like: New Woman (Mumbai), Creative Saplings, Muse India ( both of them e-zines), the Seva Bharati
Journal of English Studies (West Bengal), Indian Literature (of Sahitya Akademy, New Delhi), Indian Literary Panorama (Mumbai), Contemporary Vibes (Chandigarh), The Plebian Rag (USA), and Indian Journal of Post-colonial Literatures (Kerala). Besides that, he is a freelance journalist in English.
His areas of strength are Marxism, Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. His book on the Philosophy of the Novel-A Marxist Critique is already published. His debut novel-Minotaurch-is due to be published from Jaipur (India), in June 2009.

Times Dangerous

In these times dangerous,

And volatile,

Artists get only smiles mocking,

Rogues, all the social respect,
Con-artistes are circulating a-plenty,

Getting incorporated

In the fast-paced commercial world

But cerebral




Are not

To be seen

On the red

Horizons any more.

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