Born: January 02 1975 in Ambala Cantt, India
Resides: Panchkula, India
E-mail: dvparashar007 (at) gmail (dot) com
Vandana Parashar is a post-graduate in Microbiology and teacher by profession. A person of few words, her affinity for all things "micro" perhaps attracted her to haiku. Her work has been published in many journals like Cattails, A Hundred Gourds, Creatrix, Naad Anunaad, Ginyu Haiku Anthology, Prune Juice, and Haiku Universe. She lives in Chandigarh, India with her husband and two daughters.
Awards and Other Honors: Third Place, European Quarterly Kukai (September, 2015); First Place, Indian Kukai (February, 2016); Featured, Wordweavers contest (2016); Honorable Mention, Italian Haiku Association Matsuo Basho Contest (2016); Runner-up, Skylark Tanka Contest (2016); Second Place, Wordweavers contest (2017).
Credits: "mirror maze" - A Hundred Gourds (September 2015); "mountain lake" - Presence (September 2015); "barren womb" - Prune Juice (November 2015); "my eyes tail" - Cattails (September 2015); "one-way street" - Cattails (January 2016); "string of jasmine" - A Hundred Gourds (March, 2016