Born: December 04 1970, India
Resides: Gurugram, India
E-mail: aparna_pathak10 (at) yahoo (dot) com
Aparna Pathak is freelance writer from India. Born in a small town of Uttar Pradesh state she finished her schooling and college education from the capital city of New Delhi. Her work appears in Poetry Life and Times (Spain), Reflections (UK), Negative Suck (Atlanta), Poetry 24 (UK), Rolling Thunder Press (UK), Blue Cygnus (India), Earthen Lamp Journal (India), Lost Tower Publication (UK), Inner Child Press (US), Silver Birch Press (US), Shot Glass Journal (US), Laciferous (US), The Heron's Nest, Akisame (Newsletter of European Haiku Society), 8th Yamadera Basho Memorial English Haiku, Hedgerow, Prune Juice, Creatrix - A Journal of poetry and haiku, by WA poets Inc., Presence, Chrysanthemum, Whispers, The Mamba, World Haiku Review, Wild Plum, Failed Haiku, The Asahi Shimbun, The Mainichi, Stardust, Akitsu Quarterly, Frameless Sky, Bones, Cattails, brass bell: a haiku journal, Haiku Universe, Under the Basho, Atoms of Haiku Anthology-Volume 2, and elsewhere.
Awards and Other Honors: "Haiku Master of the Month" (April 2016 and November 2016) by NHK world TV program - Haiku Masters. Commended haiku, IAFOR haiku awards (2016); Third Place, Samurai Haibun contest [UHTS] (2016); First Place for tanka prose - The Maple Relation, in the "Where Tanka Prose Grows" Contest conducted by Mandy's Pages (2016); Honourable Mention for one haiku and Haiku of Merit for two haiku in World Haiku Review (January 2017).
Books Published: Silent Flute (2012).
Credits: "paddy field" - Wild Plum (March 2017); "late from work" - "Haiku in the Workplace--Workplace Accidents" [The Haiku Foundation column by Jim Kacian] (February 4, 2016); "pedant neighbor" - World Haiku Review (January 2017); "waxing moon" - Haiku Universe (January 12, 2017); "basking morass" - The Heron's Nest XIX:1 (March 2017); "temple bell" - brass bell: a haiku journal (January 2017).