Aryanil Mukherjee is a bilingual poet, translator and editor who has authored some pamphlets and fourteen books of poetry and essays in two languages. His collaborative works include Conversation about Withering (w Cristina Sanchez Lopez, 2020 Moria), chaturangik/SQUARES (w Pat Clifford, 2009, Cinnamon Teal) and The Memorandum/MOU (w Pat Clifford, Kaurab, 2011). His poetry has been carried by the Asian American Literary Review, AUFGABE-13, Jacket2, The Literary Review, Rain Taxi, Jacket Magazine, Pennsound, Drunken Boat, Big Bridge, The Lantern Review etc. Anthology appearences include: Harper-Collins book of Indian Poetry in English (2011), Indivisible – An Anthology of South Asian American Poetry (University of Arkansas Press, 2009), Pared de Agua (Olifante Press, Spain, 2011) etc. Aryanil edits KAURAB (www.kaurab.com), a notable Bangla literary ezine of experimental poetry & poetics published since 1998 & in print since 1970. His poetry has been translated into Hindi and Spanish. An engineering mathematician by profession Aryanil and lives in Cincinnati, OH.
Pat Clifford is the author of three books of collaborative poetry and several chapbooks including A story by fair: Rules for Radicals (2006), Ring of Honor (2007), Embrace (2010) etc. With Tyrone Williams he is the author of WASHPARK (delete press, 2021) and with Aryanil Mukherjee, he is the author of chaturangik/SQUARES (CinnamonTeal, 2009) & and The Memorandum/MOU (Kaurab, 2012). His poetry and prose have appeared in Jacket, Helix, Sunday Indian, Kaurab, journey90s, Moria, Pennsound, Kabisammelan etc. An independent lit-scholar, Pat has read in the SUNY, Buffalo, Bangla Academy in Kolkata, India and in workshops in San Francisco, Louisville, KY and Kolkata. His poetry has been translated into Bengali.