Literary Voice is now available online. Currently we are accepting research articles for September 2019 edition of the journal. Book Reviews, poems and mini stories (100-300 words) can also be submitted @ by 15 June 2019.

Dr T.S. Anand, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., worked as Professor of English for two years in the University of Sirte, Libya (2009-2011). Earlier he retired as Principal of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Ludhiana after an academically fulfilling and eventful career of forty years. Worked as Senior Faculty in Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College (Autonomous), Ludhiana for four academic sessions. Approved Research Supervisor of Panjab University, Chandigarh. Authored/edited/co-edited 18 books of creative literature and criticism, and published a number of papers on Indian English Literature, American, Afro-American and American-Jewish literature. Adjudicator for Ph.D thesis of prestigious universities and Institutes of Higher Learning in India. Headed National Academic Body (Indian Association for American Studies) from 2002-2004. President of I.A.A.S. Annual National Congresses at M.L.S. University, Udaipur and Punjabi University, Patiala. Winner of Olive I. Reddick Prize for Best Research Paper. Member, Faculty of Languages, Panjab University, Chandigarh and Member, Postgraduate Board of Studies in English (2005-2009). [] +1-519-250-0747

Associate Editors

Dr Geeta Bhandari, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., is a scholar of British literature and a creative poet. Currently she is engaged in the teaching of English literature to graduate students in S.D.P. College for Women, Ludhiana. She has published The Novels of Murdoch and a number of papers in journals of repute. Her maiden anthology of poems, Odyssey of Love, has been published in U.K.[] [+91-70095-57997]

Dr Charu Sharma has done her Ph.D. on Feminism in Third World Contemporary Fiction and Post Doctorate research on Dalit and Tribal Literature. Her field of research and interest are Contemporary Literature, Diasporic studies, translation, women writings. She has  edited two books, Once Upon A Time and Mapping Migrations, and translated M G Vassanji's novel into Hindi titled Qatil ka Geet. She has supervised six Doctoral and fourteen M.Phil. scholars. Presently, she is an Associate Professor at Government College Dharmshala (Himachal Pradesh). [] [+91-82199-60052]

Ms Sumedha Bhandari teaches in the Dept. of Languages, Culture and Journalism, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana. She has recently published Toni Morrison's Art: A Humanistic Exploration of The Bluest Eye and Beloved. Anchor Publishers, Hamburg (Germany). Her association with Literary Voice, apart from her Doctoral research, brings renewed vigour and freshness to our endeavours.[] [+91-98788-66667]

Advisory Board

Prof. Fakrul Alam is Pro-Vice Chancellor of East West University, Dhaka (Bangladesh). He retired as Professor of English at the University of Dhaka on June 30, 2018 and is currently member of its Senate.. His publications include Rabindranath Tagore and National Identity Formation in Bangladesh: Essays and Reviews; The Essential Tagore (Harvard UP and Viswa Bharati: Kolkata), Imperial Entanglements and Literature in English ; South Asian Writers in English (Detroit); Jibanananda Das: Selected Poems; Bharati Mukherjee (New York); Translation of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Unfinished Memoirs published in Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan. He is recipient of the SAARC Literature Award and Bangla Academy Puroshkar (Literature Award). His translations of Ocean of Sorrow, Bengali epic narrative, Bishad Sindhu by Mir Mosharraf Hussain, and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's Prison Diaries are among his most recent publications. Among his forthcoming works is "The English Writings of Rabindranath Tagore" in The Cambridge Companion to English Tagore, ed. Sukanta Chaudhuri (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2019). {} {+880 09666775577}, .

Dr. John C. Hawley is Professor of English and former chair of Department of English at Santa Clara University, California, U.S.A. He has been President of the South Asian Literary Association and of the US chapter of the Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies. He is the author of Amitav Ghosh: An Introduction, and co-editor (with Gaurav Desai) of Approaches to Teaching Amitav Ghosh and (with Revathi Krishnaswamy) of The Postcolonial and the Global, as well as 12 other edited books, including India in Africa, Africa in India, and essays in postcolonial literature, queer theory, and the intersection of religion and literature.{}
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Prof. Somdatta Mandal is former Chairperson at the Department of English & Other Modern European Languages, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan. She has lectured widely in national and international fora. A recipient of prestigious international fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation, Charles Wallace Trust, Rockefeller Foundation, her areas of interest are American Literature, contemporary fiction, film and culture studies, Diaspora studies and translation. Edited and co-edited 22 books, published three books, five volumes of translation, and above 90 research articles.[][+91-94341-32556]

Dr Swaraj Raj is currently Prof. and Head, Dept. of English, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib. His areas of interest are Diasporic Studies, Translation Studies, Cultural studies, Media Studies, Literary Theory and Photography. He has  published forty two research papers/articles in Research Journals of national/international eminence. Nine scholars are pursuing their Doctoral research with him. He is on Academic bodies of various universities.[] [+91-94171-04331]

Dr. Ashis Sengupta is Professor of English at the University of North Bengal, India. A recipient of the Olive I Reddick award (1995), Fulbright American Studies Institute fellowship (2002), Fulbright visiting scholarship (2006) and SASNET guest lecturer grant (2009), he has published numerous essays on South Asian and American theatre and edited volumes that include the Journal of American Studies, Comparative American Studies, Journal of American Drama and Theatre, Indian Literature, and DLB: South Asian Writers in English. He has also published Mapping South Asia through Contemporary Theatre (Palgrave, 2014), and his book, Islam in Performance, has been published by Bloomsbury London. [] [+91-97340-12805]

Dr. Pashupati Jha is Professor of English and former Head, Humanities Dept.,I.I.T. Roorkee. Recipient of many Awards, he has been Chairman of the Indian Association for English Studies for six years, and the President of 57 th All India English Teachers' Conference in 2012. Besides a book, Sylvia Plath, co-edited anthology, Reflections on English Studies, and over sixty research papers he has to his credit five widely read poetry collections: Cross and Creation (2003), Mother and Other Poems, All in One, Awaiting Eden Again and Taking on Tough Times. [][+91-98975-49668]

Dr.Tejinder Kaur is Professor of English, RIMT University, Mandi Gobindgarh (India). Earlier she was  Director Centre for Diaspora Studies at Punjabi University,Patiala. She has been Dean Faculty of Languages and Co-Ordinator IGNOU Study Centre.She has written/ co-edited nine books, published above fifty research papers/atricles on wide ranging areas and made presentations in over a hundred international and national conferences, She has been on Edu-Sat, T.V and Radio, and is actively engaged in research activities. [][+91-98550-00228]

Dr K. B. Razdan is a renowned Professor of American Literature and Culture. Former Head and Convenor Board of Studies, Department of English, University of Jammu, Prof Razdan has contributed a lot to the corpus of American Studies in the form of research Articles and Research Papers at various national and International Seminars and Conferences . Having produced over a dozen Ph.D and about twenty M.Phil Scholars, Dr Razdan has been lecturing at various universities at different levels, and is on the academic advisory boards of various Academic organisations and journals. [] [+91-94191-83972]

Dr. Basavaraj Naikar. M.A., Ph.D., D.Litt. (California), formerly Professor and Chairman, Department of English, Karnatak University, Dharwad, India, is a prolific bilingual writer in Kannada and in English. Apart from authoring sixteen books in Kannada he has produced around twenty books on various facets of English, Commonwealth and American literature. His creative work, The Thief of Nagarahalli and Other Stories was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Fiction Prize for the Best First Book from Eurasia for the year 2000. Dr. Naikar’s multifaceted creative genius has enriched Indian English Novel with The Sun Behind the Clouds, A Dreamer of Freedom, Light in the House, The Queen of Kittur, Rayanna, the Patriot and Other Novellas, and Bird in the Sky. He reviews Indian literary works for World Literature Today, Oklahoma, USA.[] [+91-95914-72345]

Dr. Muhammad Shanazar, Associate Professor of English Language and Literature, is Deputy Director in the Directorate of Education (Colleges), Rawalpindi (Pakistan), is a prolific poet and translator of international eminence, conferred upon Honorary Doctorate in Peace and Humanitarian Education by Instituto Educando Brazil. He has authored four books of poetry-- Gems, The Cold Stars, The Dance of Darkness, and Cries in the Wilderness. {}


Dr. Satnam Kaur Raina is Professor of English and former Chair, Dept. of English, University of Jammu (J & K), India, specializes in Modern and Post-modern American Fiction, African- American Women Writings and Indian Writing in English. She has authored Jerzy Kosinski: A Study in Postmodernist Problematics and translated Contemporary Dogri Short Stories in English. She has supervised eleven Ph.D scholars and currently supervises eight Doctoral research projects. Email Id.[] [+91-99060-95584]

Dr. Roghayeh Farsi is Assistant Professor in the Dept. of English, University of Neyshabur, Neyshabour (Iran). She has authored Modernism and Postmodernism in James Joyce's Fiction and J. S. Anand's Theory of Biotext and Critical Perspectives on His Poetic and Spiritual Creed, and edited Shunyata in Trance: Select Poems from Yayati Madan G. Gandhi and co-edited World Anthology of English Poetry. Her research interests are Postmodernism, Linguistics, Semiotics, Semantics, Postcolonialism, Feminism, Literary Theory, Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies. Email: +98 (91571-19031

Dr. Gökşen Aras teaches in the Dept. of English Language and Literature, Atilim University, Ankara (Turkey). Her Doctoral research is on "Feminist Literary Critical Approach to H.G. Wells' Ann Veronica, Arnold Bennett's Helen with the High Hand, D. H. Lawrence's Women in Love." Her current areas of interest are Victorian Novel, Feminist Theory, Romantic Poetry, War Poetry, Cultural Studies, Travel Writing, Psychoanalysis, Realism and Naturalism.{} +90(312) 586-8666.

Dr. Alka Kumar's research work spans across disciplinary borders, from the humanities to the social sciences. She was Associate Professor in Literary Studies at the University of Delhi, with a Ph.D on Doris Lessing. She has presented/published several articles in International seminars in U.S.A., U.K., Canada and India. She has authored Doris Lessing: A Journey in Evolution. Books Plus, New Delhi, 2001. She is currently based in Toronto, pursuing her second Doctoral degree in an interdisciplinary Peace and Conflict Studies program at University of Manitoba, Winnipeg (Canada), with focus on social justice and transformative change, utilising mixed methods, including auto-ethnography. {} +1-204-509-8640.

Dr. K. S. Purushothaman is retired Principal, Tamil Nadu Collegiate Education Department; Associate Prof & Head, PG Department of English. Supervised 12 Ph.D., and 80 M.Phil scholars. Specializes in Science Fiction and American literature. Founder President, Indian Assn. for Science Fiction Studies. Organized 17 National /International SF conferences. President of Indian Assn. for American Studies for two terms. +91 94433 09951, Email: