Creative writing

Srinjay’s creative writing has appeared in more than 150 journals, reviews, magazines, webzines and other publications in Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain (Arabia), Bangladesh, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Nepal, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, the People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, Romania, Russia, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, the UK and the USA and (in translation) in Vietnam.

These include (in alphabetical order):


Alluvium (Literary Shanghai)

Aloka Magazine

Amsterdam Quarterly

Ardent! A Journal of Poetry and Art

Argo Boat


Assisi: An Online Journal of Arts & Letters (St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York)


Atelier of Healing: Poetry about Trauma and Recovery

Backstory (Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne) [The poem ‘At the Time of Numismatic Transition’ was first published in an earlier version in Poetry Salzburg Review]

Bare Root Review (Creative Writing Program, Southwest Minnesota State University)


Black Market Re-View (Department of Creative Writing, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, Lancashire)

Blue Bear Press: morform (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Bolts of Silk

bottle rockets

Brazzil Magazine


Caught in the Net (The Poetry Kit)



Conscious Art

Contemporary Rhyme

Delos: A Journal of Translation and World Literature (University of Florida)

DeepSouth (University of Otago, Dunedin)

DesiLit Magazine




Eat Write Café

Echoes of Gilgamesh

Eclectica Magazine

Electric Acorn

eTropic: Electronic Journal of Studies in the Tropics (James Cook University)

Euphony (University of Chicago)

Evening Street Review

Fasihi Magazine

Fire Poetry Magazine


Frogpond Journal (The Haiku Society of America)

Ginosko Literary Journal

Gowanus: An International Online Journal of Idea & Observation

Great Works

Halfway Down The Stairs

Horizon Review (Salt Publishing)

HUNGER: an anthology (Transcendent Zero Press)

In Protest—150 Poems for Human Rights (Human Rights Consortium, School of Advanced Study, University of London, in collaboration with Keats House Poets and Institute of English Studies)

Indian Express

Ink Sweat & Tears

International Zeitschrift Political Journal


Istanbul Literary Review

Jihat al-Shi’r (Jehat.com)

Journal of Caribbean Literatures (University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas)

Journal of Global Postcolonial Studies (University of Florida Press)

Kavya Bharati (Study Centre for Indian Literature in English and Translation, American College, Madurai)



Kyoto Journal

La Fenêtre Magazine

Lacuna Magazine (The Centre for Human Rights in Practice and the Institute of Advanced Training and Learning, University of Warwick)

Letters from Here to Hereafter anthology

Life in Quarantine—Witnessing Global Pandemic (Poetic Media Lab and the Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis [CESTA], Stanford University)

Liminal Pleasures

LiNQ (Literature in North Queensland) (James Cook University)

Literature & Aesthetics (Journal of the Sydney Society of Literature and Aesthetics [SSLA], University of Sydney)

LITTORAL MAGAZINE [The poem ‘The Perimeters of Immortality’ was first published in Eclectica]

LitNet: PoetryNet

Liquid Muse

Lunaris Review

Malleable Jangle

Mediterranean Poetry


Metamorphoses (The Five College Faculty Seminar on Literary Translation/Smith College)

miller’s pond

e India

Near East Review (Bilkent University, Ankara)

Neke The New Zealand Journal of Translation Studies (The New Zealand Centre for Literary Translation [NZCLT], School of Languages and Cultures, Victoria University of Wellington)

Offcourse (University at Albany, State University of New York)

On Memories of Food (Food Memories Anthology 2021)

Offline Thinker


Other Poetry

Other Terrain Journal (Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne)

Otherland (Yuanxiang)

Outlook India

Poems for Big Kids (a Canadian anthology of rhyming metrical poetry for children)

Poems Niederngasse

Poetry Depth Quarterly

Poetry Greece

Poetry Kit Magazine (The Poetry Kit)

Poetry Pacific

Poetry Salzburg Review (University of Salzburg)

Poetry Scotland

Poetry Super Highway


Prabuddha Bharata (or Awakened India)

Prachya Review

PRIVATE (Private Photo Review)

Quarterly Literary Review Singapore

Rhetorica Quarterly: A Literary Journal of Arts (Department of English and Modern European Languages, University of Lucknow)

Rougarou: A Journal of Arts and Literature (University of Louisiana at Lafayette)

Running Away from Bus Stops (a Manchester Survivors’ Poetry anthology)

San Pedro River Review

Science Creative Quarterly (University of British Columbia, Vancouver)

Sein und Werden

Select Indian Poets (Select Books, Bangalore)


Shamrock Haiku Journal

Silk Road (MFA Program in Writing, Pacific University, Oregon)



Southern Cross Review

Southern Ocean Review

Straylight Literary Arts Magazine (Straylight Online) (University of Wisconsin-Parkside)


Terry (University of British Columbia, Vancouver)

TEXT Journal of Writing and Writing Courses (The Australasian Association of Writing Programs [AAWP])

The Avatar Review

The Bathyspheric Review

The Bombay Literary Magazine

The Cafe Irreal

The Continental Review

The Copperfield Review

The Dawntreader

The Fabler

The First Katha Book of Haiku, Haibun, Senryu and Tanka

The Foliate Oak (and The Best of Foliate Oak) (University of Arkansas at Monticello)

The Golden Treasury of Writers Workshop Poetry

The Haiku Life

The Heron’s Nest

The Interpreter’s House

The Journal (formerly The Journal of Contemporary Anglo-Scandinavian Poetry)

The Journal of the Poetry Society (India)

The Makata (Dalityapi)

The Measure

The Melic Review

The New Miscellany

The Ofi Press Magazine

The Pangolin Review

The Pedestal Magazine

The Punch Magazine (India)

The Spirit of Words anthology

The Statesman

The Station (Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur)

The Telegraph (including The Telegraph Colour Magazine)

Third Way

3 Quarks Daily

Tiền Vệ (in translation)

Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature

Tipton Poetry Journal

Transparent Words (The Poetry Kit)

Troubador (a Picaroon Poetry anthology)

Turning Pages (under the Chair of English Literatures, Faculty of Humanities, English Department, University Press Chemnitz, Institut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik, Technische Universität Chemnitz [Chemnitz University of Technology], Germany

Two Thirds North (Stockholm University)

Voices Israel

Voices Magazine

World Haiku Review


Zone Magazine: International Journal of Poems and Prose

Other prizes and honors include:

Euphoria Annual Poetry Contest 2005 (2006): first prize

Liquid Muse: Unscrambled Eggs Poetry Contest (2005): first prize

Echoes of Gilgamesh: Essay on Poetry Contest (2004): first prize

Franklin-Christoph Poetry Contest (2008): shortlisted

Being at Work Poetry Challenge (LivingWork, Ottawa, Canada) (2006): shortlisted

A video reading of his poetry, shot for the Paris, France-based The Continental Review, is currently available on YouTube.

His poetry has been included in school textbooks and readers, including those published by Takshila Educational Society, Ratna Sagar Private Limited and New Saraswati House (India) Private Limited. A translated short story has also been included in a textbook published by Navneet Education Limited.

His poetry has been archived in The Poetry Library (Poetry Library on the South Bank, Royal Festival Hall, London: poetrymagazines.org.uk) and The British Library: E-publishing Trends Collection.


Occam’s Razor

Writers Workshop, Calcutta: 1994

ISBN: 81-7189-684-7 (HB)

ISBN: 81-7189-685-5 (FB)

Indic poetry in English: 54 pages.

Apollo’s Breath

Writers Workshop, Kolkata: 2009

ISBN: 978-81-8157-827-3 (HB)

ISBN: 978-81-8157-828-0 (FB)

Indic poetry in English: 176 pages.