is a microbiologist, a teacher and a haiku enthusiast. Her work has been published in cattails, A Hundred Gourds, Creatrix, Naad Anunaad, Sonic Boom, Prune Juice, Asahi Haikuist Network, Failed Haiku, Atoms of Haiku, Frameless Sky and #FemkuMag, to name a few. She has a Grand Prix in 8th Setouchi Matsuyama Photo Haiku Contest to her credit and prizes and honourable mentions in some other contests including Kukai. She lives in Panchkula with her husband and two daughters. Instagram: _van.dana, Twitter: @vandanaparashar, Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/vandana.parashar.5.