Born in 1979 in Bardiya, Nepal, Keshab Sigdel is a creative writer and a translator based in Kathmandu writing both in English and Nepali languages. He teaches at Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, as an assistant professor of English. His published works include Samaya Bighatan (2007), a collection of poems in Nepali, and Six Strings (2011), a co-authored joint anthology of poems in English. He is also a co-editor of English literary magazine Of Nepalese Clay. His literary works are taught in University and school level courses in Nepal.
He is affiliated with a number of literary organizations including Foundation of SARRC Writers and Literature, and International PEN Nepal Chapter. Mr. Sigdel is also the Founding Member of Asia Pacific Writers and Translators Association, Vice President of Society of Nepali Writers in English (NWEN), and Chairperson of Asian Center for Humanities (ACH). He is also associated with Amnesty International and has already served as the National Vice Chairperson of Nepal Section of Amnesty International.
Apart from Nepal, he has traveled to India, Hong Kong/China, Bangladesh, Thailand, Indonesia, Bahrain, Sweden, Finland and the Netherlands to participate in international meetings/ workshops and for study visits.
Mr. Sigdel can be reached at email@example.com