Abha Iyengar is an award winning, internationally published poet, author, editor and translator. She is a British Council certified creative writing mentor. Her story, ‘The High Stool,’ was nominated for the Story South Million Writers Award. She received the Lavanya Sankaran Writing Fellowship for 2009-2010. Her short fiction, The Marshlands, was shortlisted in the DNA-Out of Print short story contest 2015. Her poem-film, ‘Parwaaz,’ has won a Special Jury prize in Patras, Greece. Her published works include Yearnings, Flash Bites, Shrayan, Many Fish to Fry and The Gourd Seller and Other Stories.