Paul GnanaSelvam is an Ipoh-born writer and poet whose work often focuses on the experiences, issues and identity conflicts of those in the Indian diaspora. Writing since 2006, he has published both locally and internationally in anthologies, literary journals and e-magazines. His first collection of short stories, a mixed bag of themes on the slice-of-life stories of Malaysian Indians, was published in 2013. He currently teaches writing while undertaking research on instructional communication and L2 writing in Higher Education at University Tunku Abdul Rahman in Kampar, West Malaysia.