Sonnet Mondal is an Indian poet, literary curator, editor, and author of Karmic Chanting, Ink and Line, and five other books of poetry. He has read at literary festivals in Macedonia, Ireland, Turkey, Nicaragua, Sri Lanka, Germany, Hungary, and Slovakia. His writings have appeared in several publications across Europe, North America, Asia, and Australia. His recent works have appeared in the Kyoto Journal, Rochford Street Review, McNeese Review, Irish Examiner, Anomaly (aka Drunken Boat), Palestine Chronicle, Indian Literature, and Asia Literary Review. Mondal has been a 2018 writer in residence at Sierra Nevada College’s MFA in creative writing program and was one of the authors of the “Silk Routes” project of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, from 2014 to 2016. One of the current directors of the Odisha Art & Literature Festival, Mondal edits the Indian section of Lyrikline Poetry Archive (Haus für Poesie, Berlin) and serves as the editor in chief of Enchanting Verses Literary Review. A guest editor for poetry at Sangam, India, Mondal was a part of the Indian cultural delegation to the Ars Poetica International Festival, Slovakia, in 2016, and his works have been translated into Hindi, Italian, Chinese, Turkish, Slovak, Macedonian, Slovenian, Hungarian, and Arabic.