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Poet, artist and editor Paresh Tiwari has been widely published, especially in the sub- genre of Japanese poetry. A Pushcart Prize nominee, he has published two widely acclaimed collections of poet
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Rajesh Sharma teaches in the Department of English, Punjabi University, Patiala. He also edits South Asian Ensemble.