Jonaki Ray

Jonaki Ray

Jonaki Ray was educated in India (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur) and the USA (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign). After a short stint as a software engineer, she decided to return to her first love, writing, and is now a poet, writer, and editor. Honors for her work include the Pushcart Prize as well as Forward Prize for Best Single Poem nominations, as well as critical acclaim in India and abroad. Her work has been published in The Rumpus, Southword Journal, Cha, Lunch Ticket, Indian Literature, Wire India, Hindustan Times, Indian Express, and elsewhere.