Dear Readers and Contributors,
Welcome to the issue! This issue has accommodated some more very young writers realising the journal’s endeavour to encourage writing and research.
We have some very interesting articles on literature and in ELT sections. The section of English & Communication skills has seen well written articles on ‘Charismatic Rhetoric’ which makes a very interesting reading.
Happy Reading and Sharing!
Dr. Mrudula Lakkaraju
Chief & Founding Editor
Harshita Tomar is an Under Graduate science student at Vijaya Raje Govt Girls P.G. College, Morar, Gwalior (M.P).She has a keen interest in writing poems on varied themes like nature, girlhood and motivation.
Shraddha Jaipuria is a student who lives her imaginations through her words and rhymes.
Dr. Anand Mahanand Associate Professor has been on the faculty of the English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad for about twenty years. Apart from his teaching and research at the University, he develops materials and designs syllabi for the learners and teachers of English. He is also a translator and creative writer.
Mohamed Ali has completed his M. Phil in English and currently pursuing B. Ed., in Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University. He has published around seven research papers so far and has participated in more than 25 national and international seminars and conferences. His area of interest includes Indian writing in English, Literary criticism and Language teaching.
Dr. S. Barathi is an Assistant Professor of English at Srinivasa Ramanujan Centre, SASTRA University, Kumbakonam. She has published 20 research papers in international journals.
Dr. G. Dharmaraja has been in the teaching field since 2003. He had done his Post Doctoral fellowship titled Re-De constructing the Multi-polarized Gender World at University of Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa. He has more than 50 paper presentations and papers published to his credit. His research interests are on Subaltern Studies, Oriental Studies, Black Literature, Gender Studies and Translation.
Dr. P.K. Jain is a Professor of English, Govt autonomous P.G. College, Satna. He has published 04 books and guided 6Ph.D scholars into awarding the title with another 07 under his guidance. Published several research papers, attended various national and international seminars and has chaired sessions. He has been picked up as research associate at IIAS, Shimla.
Dr. Mousumi Guha Banerjee is currently Head of the Department of Classical and Modern Languages at the Central University of Tibetan Studies, Sarnath, Varanasi. She is also the author of books like Writing across Genres: Indian Literature, Language and Culture and Daring to Write: The Two Creative Daughters of Victorian England.
Namrata Ashwinbhai Bhadania is currently pursuing her Master’s degree at Christ University, Bangalore and her forte includes dystopian literature.
Dr. Preeti Puri is a Faculty of English in the Department of Management and Humanities at National Institute of Technology Hamirpur. Her forte is Literary Theory and Criticism. She has to her credit various research papers and poems published in International Journals and a book in the area of psychological theory.
Priyambada Pal is an Asst. Professor at Silicon Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. She has ten years of teaching experience. She is continuing her PhD research in the area of Critical Discourse Analysis at Utkal University, Odisha.
Dr. Alapati Purnachandra Rao is working as Associate Professor of English at Prasad V Potluri Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. His areas of interest include Indian Writing in English, ELT, Women’s studies, Diaspora fiction, etc.
Dr. G. Srilatha, Reader and head in English, P. B. Siddhartha College of Arts & Science, Vijayawada. She has conducted several national seminars and has attended several seminars and presented papers.
R.Vanitha is currently pursuing her doctoral research at Queen Mary’s College, Chennai. She has 10 years of teaching experience and is interested in women’s studies and gender issues.
P.Hiltrud Dave Eve, has been an active practitioner in English Language Teaching for more than 11 years and has interacted with more than 6,000 adult learners of English in the Indian higher education. At present she is working in National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli in South India.
Jayanta Kumar Das is currently pursing PhD in English Language Education (ELE) at The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad. Mr. Das also has completed MPhil in English Language Education from EFLU.
Ravinder Padya did MA (English) from Kakatiya University. He studied M.Phil. from EFL-University from the Department of Translation Studies and he has been pursuing his Doctoral Research in Translation Studies since 2012. He presented several papers in national and International journals.
Dr. S. Pushpalingam is presently working as a Block Resource Teacher Educator, SSA, Puducherry.
Surya Subrahmanyam Vellanki received his Ph.D. in English from C.S.J.M. University, Kanpur in 2003, Cambridge DELTA in 2016, and Cambridge CELTA in 2011. He also has a PG Certificate in the Teaching of English in 2000 from EFL University, India. He has been teaching English language and literature for over 16 years. His academic interests are using technology enhanced language learning, learner autonomy, language learning strategies and learner styles.
Sasidhar Bandu is an MA in English and received his PG Diploma in TESL from English and Foreign Languages University, India. He has been teaching for thirteen years at universities in India, North Africa and now in Middle East. His major areas of interest are CALL, learner autonomy and language teacher education.
Dr. AKM Zakaria, is an Associate Professor (ELT) the Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) of Dhaka University of Engineering & Technology (DUET), Gazipur, Bangladesh. He has obtained his PhD in English Language Education from the EFL University-Hyderabad. He has been working in the same Dept. since 2001.
Md Sajedul Arefin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Languages, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh.
Dr. Mohammad Kamrul Hassan is an Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of HSS, CUET, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
Ruchi Tandon is an Asst Prof in Amity Institute of Corporate Communication, Amity University,Noida. Is currently pursuing her Phd in the field of communication skills. She is M.A (HIS), M.A(ENG) and MEd. Her area of expertise is English and Communication Skills.
Dr. Vineeta Prasad is a Prof in AIESR, Amity University, Noida. Her area of expertise is English and Communication Skills.
Sanjeeb Kumar Mohanty Sanjeeb Kumar Mohanty is a research scholar from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. He is pursuing his research in the field of Applied Linguistics and ELT.