DRISHYA is a twenty-year-old poet-writer from Kolkata, India.
He is the author of, most recently, ‘Sensapience’ — a Times of India Write India shortlisted short story. He has been previously featured in ‘The Other’ — an anthology edited by Abha Iyengar and Mona Verma and appeared as a featured writer by lettrs —an online community of international writers and artists. He has also contributed to the Dylan’s Great Poem 2015, an international collaboration to commemorate the welsh poet and writer Dylan Thomas, organized by Literature Wales.
His poems and short stories often revolve around the lives of characters who live in a parallel Kolkata—one he calls the ‘secondary city’—a fictionalized re-imagination of his beloved hometown.