Malachi Edwin Vethamani - Bangalore Literature Festival (BLF)


Malachi Edwin Vethamani is a poet, writer, editor, critic, bibliographer and Emeritus Professor. His poetry publications include Love and Loss (Maya Press, 2022), Life Happens (2017) and Complicated Lives (2016). He recently published a collection of poems for young Malaysian readers titled The Seven O’clock Tree (2022). He has a collection of short stories titled Coitus Interruptus and Other Stories (2018). He has edited several volumes of Malaysian writings in English. They include In-Sights: Malaysian Poems (2004), Malchin Testament: Malaysian Poems (2018), Ronggeng-Ronggeng: Malaysian Short Stories (2020), Malaysian Millennial Voices (2021) and The Year of the Rat and Other Poems (2022). The Malaysian Publishers Association awarded Malchin Testament: Malaysian Poems the Anugerah Buku Malaysia 2020, best book award for the English Language category. He is the founding editor of Men Matters Online Journal. Website: