AJ Thomas is a poet, writer, translator and editor with more than 25 books to his credit. He was Editor of Indian Literature and now serves as its Guest Editor. He taught English in Benghazi University in Libya from 2008 to 2014. He was also a Senior Consultant at IGNOU. He is the recipient of Katha Award, AKMG Priz and the Vodafone Crossword Award, a Senior Fellowship from India’s Ministry of Culture and an Honorary Fellow for South Korea’s Department of Culture.