• Jayshree Misra Tripathi

    ... prefers to call herself an “arranger of words”. She has lived a nomadic lifestyle since the 1980s, as an Indian Foreign Service spouse, and written from across three continents, as a freelance journalist, poet and chronicler. Jayshree followed up her Master’s Degree in Literature from Delhi University (1978), with a Post Graduate Diploma in Human Rights Law from the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru’s distance education programme (2001). She has taught English Language and Literature, been an examiner in English for the International Baccalaureate Organisation Diploma and a trained Consultant.

    Her collection of poetry, Trips and Trials: A Selection of Poems and Songs, was published in December, 2018 by Pepperscript Publishers. What Not Words, a short story collection set in India and the Diaspora is available on Amazon via Kindle Direct Publishing; while her earlier works include The Sorrow of Unanswered Questions (The International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka; 2001). Jayshree has also written for children, with a collection, Tales in Verse from India for Children Everywhere (Pothi Publishers). Her latest work, featuring Folk Tales from her home state of Odisha appeared in Amar Chitra Katha in December 2018.

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