Tasneem Shahnaaz is Associate Professor in the Department of English, Sri Aurobindo College, Delhi University. Her Ph.D. dissertation is on the feminist American poet, Adrienne Rich. She is also interested in translation work and border studies. She also writes poetry and has won first prize in the Indian Poets’ category in the contest organized by the Chetana Literary Group, Mangalore in 2006. Her poems have been published in many literary and poetry journals including SGL (Baltimore, USA), PoetCrit (India) and Contemporary Vibes (India). She has co-authored a Delhi University text book, Business English, for B. Com students in 2008. She has contributed several research articles to journals and anthologies.