Fabiyas M V is a writer from Orumanayur village in Kerala, India. He is the author of Monsoon Turbulence (Poetry Nook, United States), Shelter within the Peanut Shells (Red Cherry Books, India), Kanoli Kaleidoscope (PunksWritePoemsPress, United States), Eternal Fragments (Erbacce Press, UK), Stringless Lives (Budding Light Press, Australia), Moonlight and Solitude (Raspberry Books, India).
His fiction and poetry have appeared in several anthologies, magazines, and journals. Westerly (Western Australian University), British Council, Hawaii Review (University of Hawaii), Red Coyote (University of South Dakota), Noctua Review (Southern Connecticut State University), Rathalla Review (Rosemont College), Event (Douglas College), Forward Poetry, Off the Coast, Silver Blade, Pear Tree Press, Poetry Nook, Zoetic Press, Zimbell House Publishing, Typehouse, Structo, Encircle Publications, Lumpen, Shooter, Nous, Evening Street Review, The Curlew, Alban Lake, Verbal Art, Tower Poetry, Chiltern Arts, Anima, Of Nepalese Clay, Malevolent Soap, Qommunicate Publishing, the Elephant, BFP Books, Slice Of The Moon Books, Stillpoint Magazine, Kansas City Voices, Portmanteau, Pendle War Poetry and Creative Writing Ink are some of his publishers.
He has won many international accolades including Merseyside at War Poetry Award from Liverpool University; Lest We Forget Poetry Prize from Auckland War Memorial Museum; and Animal Poetry Prize 2012 from RSPCA (Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelties against Animals, UK). He was the finalist for Global Poetry Prize 2015 by the United Poets Laureate International (UPLI) in Vienna. His poems have been broadcast on All India Radio. Poetry Nook and The Literary Hatchet have nominated him for the Pushcart Prize.
He has been working as a teacher in English at Gov. Higher Secondary School, Maranchery in Kerala.
His spouse is Ajina, and daughters are Mehna and Isha.
Like looking through the lens of a documentary photographer, these stories depict themes of loss, love, hope, fear, deprivation, and redemption, universal to the human experience. Traditional Indian culture butts against modern technology, poverty meets tragedy and generosity, and the fantastic meets scientific explanation. At the core of it all is human relationship.More info →