R. Sreejith Varma is an Assistant Professor at the Department of English, School of Social Sciences and Languages, Vellore Institute of Technology, India. He earned his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in 2018. He writes in both English and Malayalam, his first language. His poems in English have previously been published in the journals New Writing (Routledge/Taylor & Francis), Ecozon@: European Journal of Literature, Culture and Environment, Postcolonial Text and Kritya. His short story titled ‘The Girl Named Bhumi’ was published in The Goose: A Journal of Arts, Environment & Culture in Canada. His poems in Malayalam have been published in Kalakaumudi weekly, Pacha Malayalam magazine, True Copy webzine, Mathrubhumi Online, Manorama Online, We the People Live, Kalapoornna magazine and The Arteria. He won the Poorna-Uroob award for the best short story in Malayalam in 2007. Along with Swarnalatha Rangarajan, he is the translator of Mayilamma: The Life of a Tribal Eco-Warrior (2018) which chronicles the life of Mayilamma, the tribal woman leader of the Plachimada anti-Coca-Cola campaign in Kerala, India.