Paresh Tiwari

Paresh Tiwari is a writer, poet and a cartoonist in the body of an Electrical Engineer. He has been widely published, especially in the sub-genre of Japanese poetry. The first collection of his haiku and haibun, 'An inch of Sky' was published in winter of 2014.

Paresh has won peer-reviewed haiku competitions multiple times over and his haiku have been recognised in various contests and reviews, the most notable being a short-list for ‘The touchstone award’, ‘Skylark award’, a third prize in the Summer World Haiku Review - 2014 and an honourable mention at the Mumbai Tata Literature Live, Autumn Rain Contest 2014. His haibun won the Wordweavers 2014 Flash Fiction contest.

He is currently the resident cartoonist for Cattails, a journal by United haiku and tanka society, USA. He was also commissioned for thirty five illustrations for the Dec 16 edition of Frameless Sky.
Paresh has been invited to read his works at various literature festivals including the Goa Art and Lit Fest – 2016 and has conducted haiku and haibun workshops at Hyderabad International Literature Festival – 2014, SIES College Mumbai and British Council Library, Mumbai.