Sharma, Arun K. 1950-
SHARMA, Arun K. 1950-
Born August 22, 1950, in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India; son of Devdutt (an engineer) and Chandrakala (a homemaker) Sharma; married December 25, 1979; wife's name Rajlaxmi (divorced); children: Samidha. Education: BSMC & H, B.S., 1980. Religion: Atheist. Hobbies and other interests: Music, painting, reading, social work.
Home—Shivaji Marg, Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India. Agent—Shanker Banerjee, Flower Literary Agency, Alipore Rd., Calcutta, India. E-mail—[email protected].
Physician, musician, and poet. Physician in private practice, Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India; founder of free health clinic, c. 1985. People for Animals, founder of Mount Abu chapter. Vocalist and musician; recordings include Tu Hi Hai, Plus Music, 1998.
Indian Medical Association.
MCCP, College of Chest Physicians, 1993; award from Millennium International Hindi Conference, 2000, for service to Hindi language; International Society of Poets Editors' Choice award, 2001, for poem "Ritualistic Rape"; Trivani Award, Rotary Club of Mount Abu, 2002.
In Search of a Song, Vanguard Publications (Jodhpur, India), 1986.
Chup Kyon Ho Koi Baat Karo (in Hindi), Do, 1991.
Terracotta Sutra, Do, 1994.
Nirvana and the Cybergod: The Singapore Poems, Do, 1995.
Saanp to Saanp Hi Hota Hai (in Hindi), Do, 1996.
Success Is a Journey, Do, 1997.
The Rosary of the Rain, Do, 2003.
Also author of poetry collections Basant Behose Ho Jata Hai (in Hindi), Indra Dhanushi Ganlion Men Kanbatian Foolon Ki (in Hindi), and Moods of the Love Lake. Author of song lyrics. Contributor of poetry to Journal of Poetry Society (India), Vaataayan, City Courier, Samajh, Indian Literature, Yardbird Reader, Poetry.com, and Rosedog.com.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Yardbird Reader Online,http://www.yardbird.com/ (November 16, 2003), "A. K. Sharma."
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