Sonjoy Dutta-Roy (b. 1958) is Professor of English, University of Allahabad. He has directed and acted in several plays; and he has published three collections of poems in English. He has been a Visiting Professor at Louisiana State University and UC Berkeley as a Fulbright Scholar and read his poems at various Universities and venues in the USA and India. His poems have been shortlisted thrice in the All India Poetry Competition organized by the Poetry Society (India) and the British Council, and anthologized in their volumes of shortlisted poems.