Archana is a Software Engineer by profession, an old Hindi Film Music enthusiast and a dabbler in Hindi/Urdu poetry by choice and a wife and mother at the core of her existence. Though she enjoys reading both prose and poetry, she has been increasingly gravitating towards verse in the last few years. She is most drawn to works of Dr. Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Smt. Mahadevi Verma in Hindi and Mirza Ghalib, Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Kaifi Azmi in Urdu. She also feels a special affinity towards Amrita Preetam’s writings. Other than reading and writing, she enjoys watching her boys play sports, traveling to new places, watching movies, cooking and scrapbooking when time permits.