Vinita, author of Words Not Spoken, is a Mumbai based, award winning poet and writer. Her poems have appeared in Asiancha, Constellations, The Fox Chase Review, Pea River Journal, Open Road Review, Stockholm Literary Review, Poetry Pacific, Spark among others.
She was nominated for the Best of the Net Awards 2011, awarded first prize in the Wordweavers Contest 2014, commendation prize in the All India Poetry Competition 2014 and won the 2014 Hour of Writes Contest twice. Her poems have been anthologized in British, Australian and Indian collections.Her current manuscript of poems has been accepted by the Finishing Line Press, Kentucky, USA and is due to be published this year. She has also served as judge for international poetry contests. She was invited to the SAARC Literature Festivals and has also taken part in other spoken word events.
Although she lives in a city apartment she loves houses surrounded with trees, hammocks, with sunlight filtering in mildly, the sound of chirping sparrows and a pot of Darjeeling tea sitting on a cane table. Other than that she loves the color green.
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