Writer, Poet, Editor, Critic, Bibliographer, Academician
Malachi Edwin Vethamani is a Malaysian Indian writer, poet, editor, critic, bibliographer and academic. He is Emeritus Professor with University of Nottingham. His poetry publications include: Life Happens (Maya Press, 2017) and Complicated Lives (Maya Press, 2016). He published an edited volume of poems entitled Malchin Testament: Malaysian Poems (Maya Press, 2017). Malchin Testament: Malaysian Poems won the Best Book prize in the English Language category for the Malaysian Best Book Award 2020 organised by the Malaysian Publishers Association. He has a collection of short stories, Coitus Interruptus and Other Stories (2018). His edited volume of Malaysian short stories, Ronggeng-Ronggeng: Malaysian Short Stories (Maya Press, 2020) was shortlisted for the Best Book in the English Language category for the Malaysian Best Book Award 2020 by the Malaysian Publishers Association. His latest publication is an edited volume of poems entitled Malaysian Millennial Voices (Maya Press, 2021). His creative work has been published various local and international literary publications. He is Founding Editor of Men Matters Online Journal (www.menmattersonlinejournal.com).