Kynpham Sing Nongkynrih writes poems, drama and fiction in Khasi and English. His
latest works include The Yearning of Seeds and Time’s Barter: Haiku and Senryu. He is the
co-editor of Dancing Earth: An Anthology of Poetry from Northeast India. His debut novel,
Funeral Nights, is forthcoming from Westland/Context.
He has published poems in Wasafiri, Planet: The Welsh Internationalist, The New Welsh
Review, PEN International, The Literary Review, Karavan, The Sentinel Literary Quarterly,
Cordite Poetry Review and Poetry International Web.
He is the recipient of several awards, including the first North-East Poetry Award (Tripura,
2004), the first Veer Shankar Shah-Raghunath Shah National Award for literature (Madhya
Pradesh, 2008) and a Tagore Fellowship (IIAS, Shimla, 2018). He teaches literature at
North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong.