Shruti Das is Associate Professor in the P.G. Department of English, Berhampur University in Odisha, India. She is a creative writer and a critic, writing bilingually in English and her native tongue Odia. She has participated, presented papers and chaired sessions in many National and International Seminars on English language, literature and Communication skills in India and Europe. She has the distinction of being placed in the ALA Directory of Scholars, Princeton University, USA. She has published many research articles and creative work in National and International Journals and books, and has four books: From Margin to the Centre- A Toni Morrison Reader (2009) and Contemporary Communicative English( 1st Edition 2010, 2ndEdition 2015) and A Daughter Speaks: an Anthology of poems (2013) to her credit. Her second volume of poetry Lidless Eyes (2015) has been published with Partridge India, A Penguin Random House Company. She is Member Board of Editors and Member Advisory Body of many National and International Literary Journals and the Editor of Literary Oracle: An International Journal of Literature and Culture. Her poetry has been published in many anthologies and journals in India and abroad. She is a public speaker of repute. Her special interests are Culture Studies, Postcolonialism, Eco-criticism; Women Studies; Critical Theory; Indian literature and Indian Aesthetics; English Language Teaching, Translation and Soft Skills. She loves to travel and indulges in charity.