Dr. Santosh Kumar (b. 1946) is a poet, short-story writer and an editor from UP India; Head of the English Department in A.D. College, Allahabad; Ph.D. in English; several awards; poems published in many anthologies; awarded for writing an epic The Fire and The Garden: An Exploration of Beauty in three volumes; Chief Editor of an international literary journal Taj Mahal Review. He has also edited eleven World Poetry Anthologies, and two books of World’s Great Short Stories. With 39 years experience in teaching English Literature at the university-level, he is able to carefully compile the poems and short stories, which have been written by international authors. His wife and he married for nearly 35 years have two sons and one three-year old adorable grand daughter.